timothy from the apollo-powered-popeye-approved dept.
TheSync writes "FuturePundit has a story about work at MIT to develop a photovoltaic cell from spinach chloroplast proteins to generate electricity. These cells convert 12% of the light energy into electricity, and researchers hope to reach 20% efficiency, better than commercial silicon solar cells."
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.