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Scientists figure out how to tweak plant genomes to boost photosynthesis

Scientists figure out how to tweak plant genomes to boost photosynthesis Ample sunlight is good…except when there’s too much of it, which can cause damage to the plant’s cells.As the sun moves across the sky, changes in light can leave many leaves in the shade with a depressed rate of photosynthesis.

This pollinating bee drone shows the powers of these endangered creatures

This pollinating bee drone shows the powers of these endangered creatures are more endangered than ever, requiring protection under the Endangered Species Act for the very first time back in October.Now a college student in Georgia is showing the world just how environmentally vital these creatures really are — by creating a bee drone that pollinates flowers.