Jan 212016
 

Theresa Lueckner

JUnQ, 6, 1, XV–XVI, 2016

When relating light to biology, the first thing that pops into one’s mind is photosynthesis. The sunlight shines onto the leaves, photons excite the light-sensitive molecule chlorophyll and with the use of several cascades, nature produces carbohydrates and oxygen out of carbon dioxide and water. The usage of light is the fundament of eukaryotic life on earth and there is only little life that can exist without it.

Read the full article here: Light in Biology

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