Sunday, 7 February 2010

Contains spoilers

"Scientists this week announced that they had succeeded in communicating with a man thought to be in a vegetative state, lacking all awareness, for five years following a road accident. Using a brain scanner they were able to read his thoughts and obtain yes or no answers to questions.
[...]By mapping the different parts of the brain activated in each case with the scanner, the scientists were able accurately record his reponses."
by Jeremy Laurance
5, Feb. 2010

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