Researchers have discovered a novel method to harness photosynthesis to create electricity. By attaching nanotubes to plant cells, the researchers were able to direct the electrons that plants free during photosynthesis down a wire and generate electrical current – and it was twice as powerful as electricity gathered from solar cells. Read more: http://bit.ly/1f1VICF via dvice Image: University of Reading; caption: dvice
Ania Bula is an English, biology, and psychology student at the University of Ottawa with an interest in sexology. She is the founder of the It’s Not Your Fault Project, an online support group for victims of sexual assault.
She is a tireless activist for feminism, skepticism, LGBTQ rights, atheism, and other social justice issues, which she explores both in her blog (co-written with Alexander Gonzalez) and in fantasy writing.