#PhillyFive What We're Reading: March 16, 2015
What we're reading this morning: Studying the science of smell, help for local businesses eyeing city contracts, road salt's foray into drinking-water supplies.
Stories from around the web that we're reading this morning. Something for everyone.
Terrorist-sniffing sensors? Billy Penn reviews some of the research being conducted at West Philly's Monell Chemical Senses Center, the world's only independent lab dedicated to studying the science of smell.
Philly has hired a technology procurement advocate. Here's how he plans to help more local businesses nab city contracts, from Technically Philly.
Ancient artifacts are under ISIS fire, and a team of University of Pennsylvania archaeologists is working with an international coalition to try and minimize the damage, City Paper reports.
The dark side of road salt: Runoff has caused drinking water sodium levels to skyrocket in New Jersey and elsewhere, according to City Lab.
"I've learned how to do so much of my job from literally Googling things." PublicSource.org probes Pennsylvania's millennial boom.
- Alex Wigglesworth