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Monitor detects dangerously low white blood cell levels

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04/02/2018

One of the major side effects of chemotherapy is a sharp drop in white blood cells, which leaves patients vulnerable to dangerous infections. MIT researchers have now developed a portable device that could be used to monitor patients’ white blood cell levels at home, without taking blood samples.

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JPMorgan Chase Announces $1 Million Investment to Support Women Entrepreneurs of Color in Tech

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03/21/2018

Investment funds 26-week incubator for women-owned startups, expands research on gaps in venture capital and helps launch new venture fund to invest in startups founded by minority women

 JPMorgan Chase today announced a $1 million investment to help Black and Hispanic women-led startups thrive. This innovative, data-driven investment to build and grow underserved entrepreneurs is part of the firm’s $150 million Small Business Forward initiative to provide flexible financing and other support to underserved women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses and applying what the firm has learned from small business investments in other communities.

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NetHope Emergency Response SitRep #1 Cyclone Gita

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02/14/2018

In these enhanced situation reports, we aggregate information about the region affected by the disaster and share it with consortium members and key partners. NetHope and NetHope members thank Cisco and The Patterson Foundation for their generous support of NetHope's Crisis Informatics work.

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Fort Myers: 5 things to watch in 2018

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12/09/2017

A proposal for a high-tech hub in the heart of Fort Myers could be a catalyst for information technology and cybersecurity firms, something Fort Myers officials have been dreaming of for years.

A public and private partnership between the city and the Southwest Florida Community Foundation is underway to build a regional technology hub.

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Spady Museum awarded $28750 to teach young girls to code

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12/08/2017

Recently, the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County awarded The Spady Museum $28,750 to support the Girls Technology & Leadership Academy. The Spady Museum’s Academy was one of 26 grant ideas funded through the CSC’s Great Ideas Initiative.

The Girls Technology & Leadership Academy is also funded in part by the Women's Foundation of Palm Beach County. The Great Ideas Initiative, started by the Council in 2016, provides grants of up to $25,000 to nonprofits with proposals that enhance the lives of Palm Beach County's children.

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