Melissa Mahony

Contributing Editor

Melissa Mahony has written for Scientific American Mind, Audubon Magazine, Plenty Magazine and LiveScience. Formerly, she was an editor at Wildlife Conservation magazine. She holds degrees from Boston College and New York University's Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program. She is based in New York. Follow her on Twitter.

Melissa does not have financial holdings that would influence how or what she covers. She currently works for the Wildlife Conservation Society as an editor. Should Melissa cover a topic in which the WCS is involved, she will disclose this fact in her writing. She writes for SmartPlanet and is not an employee of CBS.

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Solar-powered bug killer

Grow crops by day. Kill critters by night. The sun is powering up AgriSolar's pest control systems in China. Now the company looks westward to cut costs and chemicals on the farm.

October 4, 2011 by in Innovation