Heliophage


Review: Ian Finlayson in The Times
September 10, 2007, 1:51 pm
Filed under: Reviews received

A capsule review in the “Nonfiction in short” column in Saturday’s Times. In toto:

Unless you recently took GCSE biology, when did you last think about photosynthesis? Although Morton admits that the molecular machinery of photosynthesis is not a regular bar-room topic, he urges it upon our attention as a crucial process that creates oxygen, energy and living matter from sunlight water and carbon dioxide. An understanding of photosynthesis is even more vital now that we are dealing with the new carbon cycle and climate changes that resulted from the Industrial Revolution.

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