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#science #technology #leaf #biology #chloroplast #photosynthesis #silkprotection College graduate creates a man-made leaf could help us breathe in space. Whoa! Royal College of Art graduate Julian Melchiorri has created the first man-made, biologica

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#science #technology #leaf #biology #chloroplast #photosynthesis #silkprotection College graduate creates a man-made leaf could help us breathe in space. Whoa! Royal College of Art graduate Julian Melchiorri has created the first man-made, biologically functional leaf that takes in carbon dioxide, water, and light and releases oxygen. The leaf consists of chloroplasts -- the part of a plant cell where photosynthesis happens -- suspended in body made of silk protein. Watch the video. It's quite amazing!