Chemical engineers take a step toward generating ammonia with small-scale, electrochemical reactors.
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Microneedles made of silk-based material can target plant tissues for delivery of micronutrients, hormones, or genes.
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Monitoring the plant hormone ethylene could reveal when fruits and vegetables are about to spoil.
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A specialized silk covering could protect seeds from salinity while also providing fertilizer-generating microbes.
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New method overcomes limitations of existing chemical procedures and may accelerate nanoengineering of materials.
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J-WAFS zeroes in on food security as agricultural impacts of the climate crisis become more apparent
The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab presents a new report on climate, agriculture, water, and food security — with plans for more research.
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At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.
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Research from the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society aims to help African farmers increase their production and profits with better prediction.
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Space Exploration Initiative research aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard experiment capsule crossed the Karman line for three minutes of sustained microgravity.
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