Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Life Links 7/5/06

An interview with MIT stem cell researcher James Sherley (HT: Macht)

British doctors have changed their position on assisting in suicides. Of the doctors present at a British Medical Association meeting, 65% voted to overturn the BMA's previously neutral position on assisted suicide in favor of a position against such practices.

The amazing human brain:
Doctors have their first proof that a man who was barely conscious for nearly 20 years regained speech and movement because his brain spontaneously rewired itself by growing tiny new nerve connections to replace the ones sheared apart in a car crash.

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