Category: Innovation


Mesh helps reduce pesticides

An innovative mesh devised by MIT researchers could help farmers dramatically reduce the amount of pesticides they spray. When spraying fertilizers or pesticides onto crops, the size of the droplets makes a big difference....


Swiss students develop plastic replacement

Students at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland are working on an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic made from mycelium and sawdust. Their new material is resistant and yet fully biodegradable....