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Max Little: En test for Parkinsons via en telefonsamtale

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Parkinsons påvirker 6,3 millioner mennesker verden over, og forårsaker svakhet og skjelving, men det finnes ingen objektiv måte å oppdage det i tidlige stadier. Enda. Den anvendte matematikeren og TED Fellow Max Little tester et simpelt, billig verktøy som i forsøk klarer å påvise Parkinsons med 99 prosent presisjon — under en 30 sekunder lang telefonsamtale.

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Max Little · Applied mathematician

Max Little is a mathematician whose research includes a breakthrough technique to monitor – and potentially screen for – Parkinson's disease through simple voice recordings.

Max Little is a mathematician whose research includes a breakthrough technique to monitor – and potentially screen for – Parkinson's disease through simple voice recordings.