Plants make Fuel UPDATE

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August 27 2015 There is a lot of research going on into artificial photosyntheses. It seems to be one of those areas ready for a breakthrough. Interesting is that in this case an effeciancy of only 15% is deemed adequate for large scale implementation. Science fiction shows us living spaceships which would require similar technology. More down to earth such systems could be deployed indepenedent of large infrastructure creating fuels that could be used in simple engines.<!--break--> This kind of enabling technology meets, Arthur C. Clark's “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” criteria. Produced in large quantities or even genetically engineered to be self reproducing, it would allow agrarian self-sufficient life styles without the backbreaking work normally required. Recently the first comercial plant for photosynthesiszing ethanol has gone into production.