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FOOD SYNTHESIS

Artificial photosynthesis of food from CO2

Food production in a given solar footprint is limited by the efficiency of natural photosynthesis. Now, a hybrid electrochemical–biological artificial photosynthesis system demonstrates the potential for food synthesis from CO2 and electricity, enabling a paradigm shift in food production.

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Fig. 1: A hybrid electrochemical–biological artificial photosynthesis system for food production from CO2 and electricity.

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Wang, T., Gong, J. Artificial photosynthesis of food from CO2. Nat Food 3, 409–410 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-022-00544-5

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