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A New Way to Bring People Back from a ‘Vegetative State’

Scientists have had some success with a new technique to restore awareness to a person in a vegetative state & also that we could potentially use the water cycle to power most of the United States!

Thumbnail credit: Corazzol et al.

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Sources:
Consciousness restored:
http://brainfoundation.org.au/disorders/vegetative-state
http://www.sciencealert.com/doctors-have-restored-consciousness-in-man-who-spent-15-years-in-vegetative-state
http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(17)30964-8

Evaporation engines:
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/608949/evaporation-engines-could-produce-more-power-than-coal-with-a-huge-caveat/
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-00581-w
http://www.iee.psu.edu/node/284
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150616123608.htm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj2kuZm-aCA

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Traumaticbraininjury2010.jpg
https://wellcomeimages.org/indexplus/image/V0010423.html
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/150912.php?from=371072
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Earth%27s_City_Lights_by_DMSP,_1994-1995_(large).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bacillus_subtilis_Spore.jpg
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/93780.php?from=298944
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/93778.php?from=298944
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/151130.php?from=371319
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/151131.php
https://eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/150913.php?from=371072

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