Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Scientists take key step toward unraveling the genetic roots of ALS

Teams led by scientists at Stanford and University College London made essentially the same discovery on ALS at the same time.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Mental Handwriting Produces Brain Activity Turned Into Text - Neuroscience News

A new brain-computer interface could help thousands of people with neurodegenerative disorders and spinal cord injuries the ability to regain communication skills. The BCI, in combination with a machine learning algorithm, can generate words on a screen,

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Stem cell therapy trial for ALS and MS patients at Jerusalem hospital shows stunning results

"It is a matter of definitely less than 10 years, maybe less than five, that we can have this treatment available," professor says.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

EyeControl's Smart Glasses For ALS | Technology News

The EyeControl system is a combination of computerized glasses and a mobile app that captures eye movements and translates them into audio or text command.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Independence for the paralyzed via a life-changing cellphone | The Times of Israel

Sesame Phones, designed by Israeli software engineer Oded Ben-Dov, enables sufferers of ALS, Parkinson's, and MS to use their smartphones without assistance

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek Shatner, Stewart, Takei & More Get Iced for ALS

Star Trek News - The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has reached the Final Frontier, with Star Trek stars William Shatner, Gates McFadden, George Takei, Robert Picardo and Patrick Stewart joining in the fun and helping raise money for the cause.

Science & Technology | Social Media

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Has Raised Millions for ALS Association

The “Ice Bucket Challenge,” a campaign to raise money to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease, has caught fire on social media, with celebrities drenching themselves in ice water.