This Simple Test Can Predict Whether a Comatose Patient Will Ever Wake Up

For friends and family, fewer things are more agonizing than not knowing if or when a loved one in a coma will regain consciousness following a severe head injury or drug overdose. Researchers have shown that a common test can measure awareness in comatose patients—and even predict when they might wake up.

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This Week's TV: Nathan Fillion and Neil Patrick Harris reunite, in the Robot Chicken DC Comics Special!

What's on television this week? Ridley Scott and Tony Scott bring you the ultimate horror, from the writer of Black Swan — featuring Geena Davis, James Woods and Richard Dreyfuss! Robot Chicken returns with a tribute to DC Comics, featuring Nathan Fillion as a superhero and Neil Patrick Harris as a supervillain. …