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Man in persistent vegetative state wakes up after 12 years

This story is from the ultra-leftist National Public Radio, of all places.

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It was the late ’80s, and young Martin Pistorius, growing up in South Africa, was mostly thinking about electronics.

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Scientists find 'hidden brain signatures' of consciousness in vegetative state patients

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16-Oct-2014

Scientists in Cambridge have found hidden signatures in the brains of people in a vegetative state, which point to networks that could support consciousness even when a patient appears to be unconscious and unresponsive. 696 more words

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