Water-Dwelling Organisms to be Used for South African Solar Tech?

Diatoms, which are the equivalent of grass in the sea because of their great abundance and importance, are responsible for most of our planet's photosynthetic energy conversion. "By studying the minutiae of how plants convert light into useful forms of energy, scientists can better mimic nature's clever solutions for cleaner energy production," writes Tjaart Krüger for The Conversation.

Diatoms (file photo).


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