MIT researchers find that the key to purple bacteria’s light-harvesting prowess lies in highly symmetrical molecules. Purple bacteria are among Earth’s oldest organisms, and among its most efficient in turning sunlight into usable chemical energy.
This is Part One of a five-part series by Ramez Naam, Singularity University Adjunct Faculty, exploring the power of innovation to boost our access to energy, food, water, raw materials, and human population.
Google Glass Features: The #IfIHadGlass campaign displays how augmented reality vision will change how medicine is practiced, along with the way you eat, diet, exercise, go shopping, and track your personal health and fitness.
We are surrounded by tiny, intelligent devices that capture data about how we live and what we do. Soon we'll be able to choreograph them to respond to our needs, solve our problems, and even save our lives.