Colleagues from SMART DiSTAP in Singapore share how their non-invasive plant health monitoring technology can be used to improve crop yields to help combat global food insecurity.
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The engineers say the process is much more efficient than current methods of lead removal, as it does not target sodium and magnesium which are essential to healthy drinking water.
MIT chemical engineers have taken a step toward by generating ammonia for fertiliser with small-scale electrochemical reactors.
Ethylene is a colourless, sweet-smelling gas emitted when flowers bloom and fruits ripen, which researchers have suggested is useful in preventing food spoilage if detected early.
A specialised silk coating could protect seeds from salinity while also providing fertiliser-generating microbes, according to new research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a biocompatible polymer that encapsulates nutrients such as iron and vitamin A, preventing them from being degraded during storage or cooking.
Four 'robotics obsessed' graduates from MIT, one of the world's leading engineering research institutions, have taken a leap forward in the field of food service automation.