This chlorophyll might give you a thrill

25 Sep

Heads up, biology teachers.  A new chlorophyll has been discovered.  Here is some great new stuff to mention when you get to your photosynthesis unit.  This newly discovered chlorophyll has been dubbed “chlorophyll f” and apparently can harness light from beyond the red end of the spectrum.  Aside from simply being a cool new discovery, it also gives you the opportunity to talk about stromatolites, and who doesn’t enjoy that?  🙂

Read more here: New Chlorophyll Discovered


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