Thinking Outside the Box: Turning Methane into Biodegradable Plastic
After completing her Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering in 2009 at Stanford University, Molly Morse harnessed her research on the production of PHA (polyhydroxy alkanoate) biopolymers from methane — and its biodegradation — and shaped it into a start-up business in 2010.
What is a Whale?
Can We Make Things Without Doing Harm?
The Would-Be Billion-Dollar Crop
Hemp disappeared after hundreds of years of being part of American history. Nadine investigates why, and how hemp farmers and industry advocates are working to stage its comeback.
Plastic Free Coatings that Extend the Shelf-Life of Produce
Food supply chains are tightly run machines designed to deliver fragile fresh whole foods to your plate as quickly as possible. What if we could stop flying that asparagus in, and put it on a boat? Apeel targets both home based food waste, and supply chain inefficiences, by extending the shelf life of high value perishables.