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Detection of coherent energy transport has fuelled claims that quantum effects make photosynthesis more efficient. Experiments now show that the interplay between electronic and vibrational motion also sustains coherence in the subsequent charge-separation process.

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Huelga, S., Plenio, M. A vibrant environment. Nature Phys 10, 621–622 (2014).

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