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Former Barcelona assistant coach Juan Carlos Unzue diagnosed with motor neurone disease
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Former Barcelona assistant coach Juan Carlos Unzue diagnosed with motor neurone disease

Former Barcelona assistant coach Juan Carlos Unzue has announced that he is suffering from a rare neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is a type of motor neurone disease.

Manmeet Singh tribute: Stylish and aggressive in playing days, ex-TT national champion was resolute even in fight against ALS
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Manmeet Singh tribute: Stylish and aggressive in playing days, ex-TT national champion was resolute even in fight against ALS

Manmeet Singh tribute: Stylish and aggressive in playing days, ex-TT national champion was resolute even in fight against ALS

Synthetic speech: Virtual voicebox converts brain signals to speech using AI
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Synthetic speech: Virtual voicebox converts brain signals to speech using AI

Researchers had better luck with some sounds like sh's & less so with abrupt ones like b's & p's.

A brief history of Stephen Hawking's wit on the legend's 77th birth anniversary
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A brief history of Stephen Hawking's wit on the legend's 77th birth anniversary

Hawking once threw a party time-travellers from the future, disappointed that no one showed.

Robot-waiters remotely controlled by differently abled people serve at a cafe in Japan
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Robot-waiters remotely controlled by differently abled people serve at a cafe in Japan

The humans operating the robots may have conditions such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis .

Scientists gain new insight into neurodegenerative diseases using fruit flies
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Scientists gain new insight into neurodegenerative diseases using fruit flies

The researchers performed studies in the fruit fly (Drosophila) which has a single copy of the Ataxin-2 gene, in contrast to mammals, which have multiple copies

Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai and other top tech executives mourn the death of British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking
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Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai and other top tech executives mourn the death of British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking

Google CEO Sundar Pichai tweeted: "The world has lost a beautiful mind and a brilliant scientist. RIP Stephen Hawking".

Artificial intelligence is helping researchers to find new drugs for ALS, a motor neurone disease
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Artificial intelligence is helping researchers to find new drugs for ALS, a motor neurone disease

Artificial intelligence robots are turbo-charging the race to find new drugs for the crippling nerve disorder ALS, or motor neurone disease.

Sesame Enable is the world's first hands-free smartphone for disabled
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Sesame Enable is the world's first hands-free smartphone for disabled

An Israeli company claims to have developed the first completely hands-free smartphone that can allow disabled users to control the device with head movement.

Stephen Hawking wants to be a Bond villain: Here's why it's a brilliant idea
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Stephen Hawking wants to be a Bond villain: Here's why it's a brilliant idea

What really makes Stephen Hawking an exceptional genius is his sense of humour. The physicist said he wants to be a Bond villain.