Could green humans harvest energy from the sun?

21 August 2017
Presented by Georgia Mills.


Green sunbather


This week, Mark has a conundrum about chloroplasts: If we could go green and harvest energy from the sun, like plants, how big would our skin need to be to sustain a normal level of activity? Georgia Mills recruited Christopher Mason, associate professor at Weill Cornell Medicine, to shed some light on the answer.


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