MIT alumni-founded Spoiler Alert matches major food brands with discount grocers to sell perishable products.
The Raman spectroscopy-based method enables early detection and quantification of pathogens in plants, to enhance plant disease management.
A delegation from MIT traveled to Glasgow for COP26, where international negotiators sought to keep global climate goals on track.
Announced at the UN Climate Change Conference, the initiative aims to make food systems more resilient and sustainable by better connecting research to practice.
Modeling tool showcases emerging MIT Joint Program research focus on multi-sector dynamics.
MIT professors Dave Des Marais and Caroline Uhler combine plant biology and machine learning to identify genetic roots of plant responses to environmental stress.
SMART nanosensors are safer and less tedious than existing techniques for testing plants’ response to compounds such as herbicides.
This year’s projects address mobile evaporative vegetable preservation, portable water filtration, and dairy waste reduction.
Ten principal investigators from seven MIT departments and labs will receive up to $150,000 for two years, overhead-free, for innovative research on global food and water challenges.