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Artificial leaf as mini-factory for drugs

To produce drugs sustainably and cheaply, anywhere you want. Whether in the middle of the jungle or even on Mars. A ‘mini-factory’ whereby sunlight can be captured to make chemical products. Inspired by the art of nature where leaves are able to collect enough sunlight to produce food, chemical engineers have presented such a scenario. Their prototype reactor is consciously shaped as a leaf