Though I have been retired for many years as a photosynthesis researcher, some of J. Craig Venter's statements in his article 1 did not compute with my understanding of evolution and the photosynthetic process.
Venter asserted that
Venter also states, "These photosynthetic microorganisms evolved about three billion years ago," implying
Venter is also incorrect when he says that: (a) photosynthetic microorganisms split water and release oxygen, and (b) they use the resulting "hydrogen ions" to "help capture CO2." Good evidence exists that...