Scientists Take First Pictures of Photosynthesis in Action

July 10, 2014 12:39 PM

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Scientists have managed to take the first pictures of photosynthesis in action as it splits water into electrons, oxygen, and protons.

"This study is the first step towards our ultimate goal of unraveling the secrets of water splitting and obtaining molecular movies of biomolecules," said Petra Fromme, the senior author of the new study, in a news release, issued by Arizona State University.

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