What if humans could photosynthesize? (video)

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2016 — The sun shines a massive amount of energy onto the Earth's surface every day. What if humans could take a cue from plants and use sunlight to make their own food? From chloroplasts to carbon dioxide, Reactions creates a hypothetical photosynthetic human and gives a quick crash course on the chemistry of photosynthesis. Soak up some sun and some knowledge here: https://youtu.be/z3RGwdJGzOo.

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