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'Extreme' Genes Shed Light on Origins of Photosynthesis


December 15, 2009

biology graphic While most school children understand that green plants photosynthesize, absorb carbon dioxide and produce oxygen, few people consider the profound global-scale effects that photosynthesis has had on Earth. One of those actively shedding light on the origins and evolution of photosynthesis is Jeffrey Touchman, assistant professor at Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences. Full Story

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