Don Ort presents on field trials

RIPE project shows off progress in photosynthesis research

RIPE Project Associate Director Don Ort discusses field trials that have shown increased biomass in tobacco plants from genetic modification of photosynthesis.

By: Brian Moline Illinois Public Media 

sunflower facing sun and clouds

Overlooked water loss in plants could throw off climate models

Errors could cause researchers to overestimate the rate of photosynthesis when water is scarce.

By: Heidi Ledford | Nature