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Reverse Cycle: Inspired by Leaves, a New Invention Turns Sunlight and Water into Fuel

For the past ten years, Peidong Yang has been trying to make like a tree. Yang, a professor in UC Berkeley’s Department of Chemistry, researches artificial photosynthesis, a process that mimics a leaf’s ability to convert sun, water, and carbon dioxide into fuel. But in his case, the fuel isn’t glucose—it’s gasoline. Read more about Reverse Cycle: Inspired by Leaves, a New Invention Turns Sunlight and Water into Fuel »

From the Spring 2015 Dropouts and Drop-ins issue of California.
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