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Combatting Biothreats At Home and Abroad

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

In an article released April 11th, officials claim that Zika virus is scarier than predicted, and more funding is needed to adequately fight it. The CDC is requesting $1.9 billion in order to understand and combat the virus effectively. Looking at the issue through a domestic (U.S. lens), we can see that the Zika virus, using the Aedes aegypti mosquito as a vector for transmission, now threatens...

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Can Science Win Over Philanthropy?

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

The philanthropic sector is changing, and those changes represent challenges for institutions interested in expanding philanthropic commitments to science and research.Private philanthropy in the United States now totals over $350 billion per year.  So, how much is that?  It is about the equivalent of private Americans spending the GDP of South Africa every year on public social problem...

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What Makes Innovation Work with Cathy Mannick

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

In this edition of our blog, Nick King talks with Cathy Mannick, a member of the Launchpad Venture Group and a member of CRDF Global's board of directors, about innovation, angel investing, and the importance of innovation ecosystems. 

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