So that's it then. All I need to do so I can finally achieve my dream of living off of photosynthesis is: eat lots of algae, convince my digestive system to steal chloroplasts from said algae, incorporate them into my body, and then eventually also steal the genes for chloroplast upkeep into the appropriate cells. Easy.
Sea Slug has Taken Genes from the Algae it Eats, Allowing it to Photosynthesize Like a Plant, Study Reports « @mbl
Contact: Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory 508-289-7139; email@example.com. WOODS HOLE, Mass.—How a brilliant-green sea slug manages to live for months at a time “feeding” on sunlight, like a plant, is clarified in a recent study published in The Biological Bulletin.
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