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Join host Paul Shapiro as he talks with some of the leading start-up entrepreneurs and titans of industry alike using their businesses to help solve the world’s most pressing problems.

Jul 15, 2023

Nearly none of the plastic we use—even what gets thrown in the recycling bin—actually gets recycled. One reason for that is that plastic manufacturers often include additives in their plastics which enhance the performance of the material, but reduce the recyclability of those plastics. 

But what if there were a...

Jul 1, 2023

What started with a small grant from the National Science Foundation to two twin science-y sisters barely out of college is now a startup employing dozens of people that’s so far raised more than $13 million to revolutionize how we make clothing.

Here’s how it works: You already know that plants take in CO2 and...