Debut of the first practical ‘artificial leaf’

Found this on http://www.geeksaresexy.net –  Sounds really interesting:

An MIT scientist claims he has achieved “one of the Holy Grails of science”: an artificial leaf that stands up to practical application. The device simulates photosynthesis to generate electricity using just sunlight and water — reputedly doing so 10 times more efficiently than a real leaf.

More: Debut of the first practical ‘artificial leaf’.

(Picture credit: Len Rubenstein, Spectrum, Massachussets Institute of Technologt)
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