Using a simple mesh screen may allow farmers to dramatically reduce the amount of pesticides they spray.
One of the world’s most densely populated regions may push the boundaries of habitability by the end of this century, study finds.
CITE and D-Lab study finds evaporative cooling devices show promise for helping small-scale farmers, market vendors, and families store and preserve vegetables.
Tata Center for Technology and Design program "aims to close the gap between ideas and implementation," says program director Jason Prapas.
Eleven principal investigators from six MIT departments will receive grants totaling over $1.3 million, overhead free, for research on food and water challenges.
Findings may help track movement of pesticides and biological contaminants.
Choices by consumers and farmers can help limit global warming, but climate change may also curtail those choices in the future.
Meal kits for “food deserts” and crowdsourced crop-pricing platform win Rabobank-MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize.
Study projects likely impacts on food prices, bioenergy production, and deforestation.