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By On November 20th, 2012

Vegetative Man Able to Communicate Thanks to fMRI Scans

  For the first time in history, a severely brain-damaged, uncommunicative patient has been able to give direct answers to those caring for him, all thanks to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scans. The now 39-year-old Scott Routley has been in a vegetative state for more than 12 years after a car accident, and now…

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