Doctors Use Brain Scanner To Communicate With ‘Vegetative’ Patient (via Singularity Hub).
This is amazing stuff, but it must also be highly frustrating. Imagine knowing that someone who was in a vegetative state for 10 years was able to understand you, but you were unable to communicate with them unless they were in an MRI machine. That would be one labor-intensive and very expensive conversation. Still, this is an impressive discovery.