MIT engineers have made their initial design more practical, efficient, and scalable.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~7 min
Chemical engineers take a step toward generating ammonia with small-scale, electrochemical reactors.
May 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Whisk-shaped device absorbs trace contaminants, preserves them in dry state that can be shipped to labs for analysis.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~9 min
Voigt Lab's work could eventually replace cereal crops’ need for nitrogen from chemical fertilizers.
Jan. 10, 2020 • ~9 min
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.
Oct. 30, 2019 • ~8 min
At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.
Oct. 29, 2019 • ~9 min
An affordable, easy-to-use handheld sensor, soon to enter the market, can indicate the presence of bacterial contaminants in food in seconds.
April 9, 2019 • ~8 min
Process developed at MIT could turn concentrated brine into useful chemicals, making desalination more efficient.
Feb. 13, 2019 • ~6 min
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.
Feb. 12, 2019 • ~9 min
High-temperature steam might be used in remote regions to cook, clean, or sterilize medical equipment.
Dec. 11, 2018 • ~7 min