Scientists have found a way to 'hack' photosynthesis. Here's why that's a big deal.

Scientists have found a way to 'hack' photosynthesis. Here's why that's a big deal.

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“By 2050, we’re pretty certain that we have to increase crops yields by anywhere from 25 to 70 percent to feed all the hungry people in the world,” said Amanda Cavanagh, a postdoctoral researcher at the university and co-author of a new paper describing the research. “We don’t have another obvious way to increase yield other than taking a genetic engineering approach.”

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