Northwest Indiana Times – State Sen. Frank Mrvan recently won approval for Senate Bill 435 to require schools teach — in a stigma-free way — about the causes, prevention, control of and cures for mental health issues.
STAT – For months, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong would continue to reap praise for his generosity to the University of Utah. Not mentioned in any of the tributes: $10 million of his donation would be sent right back to one of his companies.
Forbes – For its latest endeavor, Watson is looking to improve the quality of life for individuals with autism and other cognitive disorders, focused on making life easier for individuals who already have the disorder.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – A team from MIT and Boston University is working on this problem, creating a feedback system that lets people correct robot mistakes instantly with nothing more than their brains.