The linguistic analysis and prediction of Parkinson’s

Max Little knows how to detect early symptoms of Parkinson’s. Just call him
By Madhumita Venkataramanan, wired.co.uk

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High Speed Science: NIH vs. 23andMe Smackdown

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Another excellent article on turning the scientific method on its head using new web based social networking data mining methods versus hypothesis/testing. For example compares the conventional approach of NIH to that of 23andMe in studying Parkinson’s which lead to a reduction in research time from 6 years to 8 months.

Crowd-sourcing science: Sergey Brin’s Search for a Parkinson’s Cure

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Larry Page and Sergey Brin, founders of Google Inc. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This guy has the money and the brains to turn the  hypothesis testing scientific method on its head and speed up our currently extremely expensive and slow drug discovery process using the power of the Internet to analyze massive data sets and look for patterns.

Sergey Brin’s Search for a Parkinson’s Cure | Wired Magazine | Wired.com.