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The Science of Philanthropy

That giving makes us feel good is an undeniable truth. We love knowing that we have contributed to making a difference around the issues that are most important to us. If we are going to give our money away, however, it is only natural that we want our donations to be as beneficial as possible. […]

An Overview of the Muscular Dystrophy Association

At any given time, thousands of American families experience the hardship of muscular dystrophy, ALS, and other forms of neuromuscular disease. Severe, life-changing symptoms, including decreased physical ability, and the loss of independence, are a reality for many patients; just as real, however, is hope. Thanks to the unyielding dedication of the Muscular Dystrophy Association […]

A Biological Approach to Precision Medicine

Many of today’s cancer treatments don’t sufficiently account for the individual nature of each instance of disease. Some forms of therapy, such as gene-silencing nucleic acids, are designed to target a very small number of disease-causing genes; however, the future of truly personalized treatment will need to account for the dynamism in molecular gene networks, […]

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An Overview of Philanthropic College Courses

When people think of philanthropists, they usually think of billionaires like Warren Buffett or Charlier Munger. But being a philanthropist is not about donating billions, or even millions. It’s about donating any amount of time or money to a worthy cause. Today, students in colleges across the United States are being taught how they can […]

Considerations When Donating to Developing Countries

The developing world is facing a number of problems. Poverty, famine and sickness seem to be persistent difficulties. Those who are of a charitable frame of mind want to reach out and help those who are in desperate situations. When donating to developing countries, it is important to keep several different factors in mind. These […]

What is Ethical AI?

The recent Neural Information Processing Systems conference in Long Beach, California drew in more than 8,000 attendees. Amid discussions about new technologies and coming trends, the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) brought the conference to a more somber note. The Moral Issues Surrounding AI Tech Kate Crawford delivered the keynote speech, drawing on her experience […]

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How Social Entrepreneurs Can Improve Their Philanthropic Efforts: Partnering with Financial Firms

Social entrepreneurs and financial firms each bring something to the table that the other needs. From their perspective, social entrepreneurs thrive on using their businesses to impact society in real and meaningful ways. Meanwhile, financial firms are adept at generating profits, but sometimes need additional guidance in making a more positive social impact. Working together […]

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5 Growing Technologies That Can Change the World

It seems that technology is changing our world on a daily basis. While that may be a slight exaggeration, it’s really not far from the truth. Here are just a few new innovations that are changing the way we live our lives. In Vitro Meat Vegans won’t eat any animal-based foods, while meat-eaters scoff at […]

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Emerging Technologies Helping Alzheimer’s Patients

Regardless of age, individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease can have their entire lives flipped upside down due to its debilitating effects. Because of this, researchers and scientists within the medical community are constantly testing the latest technological developments that could ease these symptoms, as well as more personalized care for the ever growing number of […]

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Tech Philanthropists to Know

The technology industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. Each new day experiences new technological advancements, and the situation keeps getting better. For this reason, many of the richest people in the world are technology entrepreneurs. These billionaires have managed to earn a great deal of money from the industry and […]

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