Common Pain Relievers Fight Bacterial Infections. Potentially huge news is simmering in the world of infectious disease treatment. Researchers publishing in the journal Chemistry and Biology have found that common anti-inflammatory pain relievers could be a new weapon in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria—ominously known as “superbugs.” Read more at forbes.com.
Food Pantries On The Rise At College Campuses As Tuitions Increase. Days after biology major Gillian Carll arrived at Stony Brook University last fall, she encountered a young woman on a bench outside her dormitory who said she had nothing to eat. “I was just like, ‘Oh, my gosh!’ I didn’t know kids could afford to go here but couldn’t have mac and cheese or something like that,” said the Livonia, N.Y., freshman. “It was kind of unbelievable.” Read more at huffingtonpost.com.
Solar power cheaper than natural gas, coal, and nuclear power in Texas. Ah, remember when solar power was expensive. You know, just a couple years ago. Things change fast, don’t they? Just 5 years later, it is going to pay a little less than 5 cents per kWh for electricity. Read more at treehugger.com.
Five Ways to Develop a Successful Marketing App. The launch of innovative technology continues this week at SXSW in Austin. This ongoing explosion of new tech creations is one that marketers should examine—not just for inspiration—but for applicable lessons to create more modern, effective campaigns. Read more at dmnews.com.