Harvard researchers may have found a way to end world hunger through their bionic leaf, which produces cheap fertilizer potent enough to make crops grow 1.5 times bigger. Read on to see how the invention works!
Material Science April 5, 2017
Access to life-saving drugs is crucial for astronauts who will be sent for manned mission to Mars. An artificial leaf powered by sunlight may serve as a mini-factory of medicines on the red planet.
Space December 22, 2016
An artificial leaf powered by sunlight copies nature's ability to produce food through photosynthesis. The device can be used to produce drug compounds in remote places such as planet Mars.
Energy December 21, 2016
The Bionic Leaf 2.0 can power your vehicles and help address the world’s fuel consumption problems someday. This new 'artificial leaf' uses solar energy to divide hydrogen-eating bacteria and water molecules to produce liquid fuels.
Energy June 4, 2016
Researchers have developed the technology for efficient and stable artificial photosynthesis, paving the way for a device that could one day be made commercially available.
Gadgets August 28, 2015
An artificial leaf developed by researchers from Monash University could be the answer to the world's problem on energy security and climate change. The system is inspired by the process of photosynthesis in plants to separate water into hydrogen and oxygen.
Earth/Environment August 18, 2015
A new film could make artificial leaves a reality, assisting in the production of hydrogen fuel cells.
March 12, 2015
A bionic leaf uses a bacteria to produce environmentally-friendly fuels, and many other materials. What could this discovery mean for the future?
Energy February 10, 2015