[caption id="attachment_54225" align="alignleft" width="150"] The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance encourages student innovation.[/caption]

Small-scale farmers in East Africa must brave stubborn land, an unforgiving climate, and pests as they try to bring food to market—and, hopefully, escape poverty.

But with a simple greenhouse cobbled together with plastic sheets and pipes, life could be very different, in the opinion of a group of Penn State University students who have invented such a design.

The students displayed a model of their structure in the Smithsonian Museum of American History last week during the Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eCampus News Today email newsletter