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Meet the Enzyme Driving Photosynthesis

Hear from two scientists trying to hack photosynthesis.

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RUBISCO, which helps make photosynthesis happen, is the most plentiful enzyme on the planet. But it's not the most efficient. Can a team of researchers give it a boost?

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