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Cyanobacteria Synechococcus PCC 7002, a type of cyanobacteria. Wikimedia Commons Scientists have been trying for a while now to recreate the process of photosynthesis, using sunlight and water to spark chemical reactions. Now a team from Penn State University has done one better, producing an engineered biological system that can produce a hydrogen biofuel twice as fast as nature.
You know how it goes: Right before Horatio Caine puts on his sunglasses and throws off a corny one-liner as the The Who screams, the forensics team is looking at a blood splatter on the wall and determining that it was a gunshot wound from close range by a six-foot tall, left handed shooter who wore sandals and had a limp. READ MORE: Whisky, Buried in Antarctic Ice for 100 Years, is Finally Ready for You to Drink Far fetched? Maybe not. You’d be surprised at the amount of detail a simple blood spatter can reveal.