Enter the Popular Science/InnoCentive Air Pollution Challenge From the U.S. Government

Smog in New York City

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A brand-new challenge from InnoCentive has a massive payday--a whopping $160,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Health and Human Services for your ideas on ways to detect and help solve air pollution. It's open to any individual, team, or business in the United States with a killer idea about using new mobile tech to sense pollutants--it's an issue with huge public health implications, and we know that PopSci readers are just the people to help address it. Read more about it at InnoCentive.