Cogdell, Richard
February 2013
New Scientist;2/2/2013, Vol. 217 Issue 2902, pi
The article discusses photosynthesis. The author argues that it is the most important biochemical process on Earth, generating oxygen and providing an energy source in the form of food, heat, and power. Topics include an overview of the biochemical process of photosynthesis, which is a complex series of reactions involving the splitting of hydrogen and oxygen in water, the evolution of different forms of photosynthesis, and the physiological impact of carbon dioxide levels on plants.


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