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Science Fiction Round 71: Lock In

John Scalzi’s Lock In is a pleasant afternoon read about a near-future FBI investigation.

I found myself anticipating many of the twists, but it was a fun read nonetheless. 730 more words

Clement's Game

Advance Care Plan, Human Rights & I want what I want

Most of us take our human rights for granted – that is, those who I imagine might read this; where and how to live, who to love and so on. 835 more words


What Is Locked In Syndrome?

Locked In Syndrome is also known as cerebromedullaspinal disconnection, de-efferented state and pseudocoma [1] and is a rare neurological disorder where the patient is conscious, awake and retain their sleep-wake cycles but can’t move or speak due to having complete paralysis of all of their voluntary muscles. 278 more words


Device Reads Mind of Completely Paralysed Patients

I grant you, the title of this post makes a bold claim but I’m confident I’m not misrepresenting the science. A couple of weeks ago an interesting, open access paper was published in… 663 more words


Locked-in syndrome research simplifies communication

By Kaylee Messina

Staff Writer

Imagine living a life where you cannot speak to communicate with loved ones, cannot move a muscle, or even blink your eyes. 559 more words

Simmons College

Blink by K L Slater

Three years ago, five-year-old Evie Cotter disappeared from school. With no evidence or eyewitnesses, the police are at a complete standstill in their investigation, not even knowing if the child is dead or alive. 322 more words