Monthly Archives: February 2015

Chameleonic couture: London design trio creates fashions that combine chemistry and design

From a PR perspective, there is an undeniable value in strategic partnerships for companies and brands. By engaging in smart partnerships, companies benefit from strengthening their own brand image while allowing the public to see them in a new light as they grow in cooperation with their new partners. And while strategic partnerships may come… Read More

Love is blind: New dating app Willow helps users find love based only on emotional attraction

The nature of dating has changed in the wake of more emerging websites and apps like Match and Tinder. And while dating sites and apps are constantly seeking to offer users something new, all largely have one thing in common: users have the ability to judge potential matches based on profile pictures. This is where the… Read More

Hot topics in health: Researchers suggest value of paleontological approach to cancer treatment

The fight against cancer has been one of the most perplexing in medicine. Despite exhaustive research on treatments and combative methods, the many forms of this resilient disease continues posing one of the most serious health threats and remains a leading cause of death in populations around the world.   While a majority of cancer research… Read More

Doctor Google: High-quality medical data now included in health search results

With the rise of the internet and technologies like smartphones and tablets, society has become accustomed to having a world of information at our fingertips. We take comfort in knowing that the answers to all of our questions are just a few clicks away.   Unfortunately, with greater access to information from various sources comes a… Read More

Women leaders in STEM: Cristal Glangchai, founder and CEO of VentureLab

As a woman with years of experience both working in and teaching tech, engineering, and entrepreneurship, Cristal Glangchai is all too familiar with the scarcity of women in these male-dominated fields.   “As the only female engineer in my division [at 3M] and as the only female CEO in a room of CEO’s, angel investors,… Read More

Twitter hack hits home for Twitter CFO

TwitterChat: Engaging Millennials in International Development Matters

News of Twitter CFO Anthony Noto having his Twitter account hacked came only days after Twitter CEO Dick Costolo admitted that the company’s response to Twitter abuse is “embarrassing.” Fortunately for Noto, the hack didn’t involve a series of abusive messages or embarrassing photographs, like most hacks. Instead, the hacker used Noto’s account to send out… Read More

Urban Outfitters getting heat for tapestry reminiscent of gay Nazi prisoner uniform

Urban Outfitters is no stranger to scandal, and the retailer has made headlines numerous times in regards to controversial and offensive products. This includes garments like a “blood-splattered” Kent State sweatshirt that many critics felt was an offensive reference to the 1970 Kent State massacre, and a “depression” crop top that critics felt was making a… Read More