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Key Photosynthesis Step Replicated: Scientists Learn From Nature To Split Water Into Hydrogen And Oxygen

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An international team of researchers led by Monash University has used chemicals found in plants to replicate a key process in photosynthesis paving the way to a new method that uses sunlight to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. The breakthrough could revolutionize the renewable energy industry by making hydrogen – the clean, green fuel of the future – cheaper and easier to produce on a commercial scale.

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