With support from the MIT Sandbox Innovation Fund Program, an MIT spinoff is creating assistive technology for people with ALS.
Right now, tens of millions of speech-impaired people around the world have no choice but to use mass-produced, generic voices straight from a computer.
Rupal Patel has a different idea.
Kevin Gosnell was a major fundraiser for cystic fybrosis before he was diagnosed with ALS.
Ed Rapp, a 36-plus-year veteran of the company and group president with responsibility for Resource Industries, is retiring as he battles with Lou Gehrig's disease.