July 27 2020

[REPOST] - 'Student-developed device predicts avocado ripeness'

Americans throw away an estimated “$165 billion worth of food that could been used to make more than 58 trillion meals, according to the National Resource Defense Council (NRDC)."
Understanding this, a team of Harvard students partnered up with Savormetrics, focusing on developing a device which measures how ripe certain foods are. For their experiment, they focused on the Avocado, given its price.
They argue "Saving just a few avocados could help justify the price of our device".
Read more on here:

https://techxplore.com/news/2020-07-student-developed-device-avocado-ripeness.html

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