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It is time for a complete revolution in how we treat cancer. The current trifecta of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy has yielded marginal improvements in outcomes, but will not provide long-term positive results for the growing number of cancer cases in society. The good news is that we have new tools at hand. Each of these needs … Continue reading A New Day in Cancer Treatment
The Hidary Foundation has now launched several tech education pilot programs across several schools in New York & New Jersey. We are pioneering a new model for k-12 tech education based on immersive bootcamp-style programs, with a special focus on propelling girls into a currently underrepresented tech ecosystem. Aside from routinely advising these schools on … Continue reading PowerForward: a New Tech Ed Program
If you want to bring the next 3 billion people on the net and into the financial system start with women entrepreneurs. More than 85% of all microfinance loans go to women - these women are often the primary breadwinners in their households. Today we came together with Mastercard, TATA, Softbank Brightstar, Kiva, Trickle Up … Continue reading Let’s Empower 100 Million Women
Check out the upcoming championships of US First - with teams coming in from around the US and the world to compete for millions of dollars of scholarships.
Melanoma Research Alliance and the Hidary Foundation Fund Research Study of Melanoma Genomics Scientific Investigators at 5 Institutions Receive $1 Million to Spur Better Outcomes for Patients with Acral Melanoma and Provide Breakthroughs Through the Use of Genome Sequencing December 03, 2013 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading … Continue reading Hidary Foundation co-funding new Cancer Study with MRA
This robotics team wanted to figure out a way to send a flying robot into an area with a lot of obstacles and have it get through those obsticles WITHOUT the use of sophisticated avoicance technology. Check out their clever solution and the amazing results: Via: http://robohub.org/insect-inspired-flying-robot-handles-collisions-goes-where-other-robots-cant/
What happens when you take common objects and check them out using very high-powered microscopes? check out these images - can you guess what this is?
From Bangladesh to NYC, microfinance is having a profound impact on so many lives - particlulary women who are empowered to start and build their own businesses. Check out this piece on how to take this forward
check out this cool series of science films!