How CO2 could put more food on the table
Environment CO2 Food

How CO2 could put more food on the table

Dr Sandra Albrecht
Dr Sandra Albrecht

Scientists have created a method to make crops grow bigger by redirecting CO2 that would normally be lost in a cell metabolic process. As a result, rice, for example, grows much better under bright light.

In 10 seconds? Much maligned CO2 can be a force for good. Researchers have created a molecular process involving this greenhouse gas to produce extra food to meet our growing global population needs.

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