Chemical engineers take a step toward generating ammonia with small-scale, electrochemical reactors.
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Whisk-shaped device absorbs trace contaminants, preserves them in dry state that can be shipped to labs for analysis.
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Voigt Lab's work could eventually replace cereal crops’ need for nitrogen from chemical fertilizers.
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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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An affordable, easy-to-use handheld sensor, soon to enter the market, can indicate the presence of bacterial contaminants in food in seconds.
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Process developed at MIT could turn concentrated brine into useful chemicals, making desalination more efficient.
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J-WAFS-funded MIT research team shows a new method of fertilizer production can better suit the needs of farms in Africa and around the globe.
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High-temperature steam might be used in remote regions to cook, clean, or sterilize medical equipment.
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Researchers from across MIT showcase J-WAFS-funded projects tackling critical water and food systems challenges from solutions-oriented perspectives.
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