Enter the Popular Science/InnoCentive ALS Prediction Challenge

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The latest InnoCentive challenge has just been announced, and it's a doozy. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, usually progresses quickly. But sometimes, as in the case of Stephen Hawking, the disease gets delayed. Now, with help from Big Data, we're finding better ways of dealing with that. If you can be a part of that future by finding a way of accurately predicting the progression of the disease in patients, Prize4Life will present you with up to $25,000. The deadline is October 15. Read more about it over at InnoCentive.