Mathematician Max Little Ph.D. has come up with a non-invasive, cheap test which can detect Parkinson’s symptoms by computer algorithms that analyse voice recordings.  In a blind test of voices, the system was able to spot those with Parkinson’s with an accuracy of 86%.  (Read more here)

Tracking vocal cord movement

Dr. Little is looking for volunteers to contribute to a vast voice bank to help the database to learn even more.  For information on the project, and to help by contributing your voice recording to the project, please visit the project website.