S04 Episode 8 Extra: Mostly Dead is Slightly Alive / by Unexplained Podcast


Today it is generally agreed that absolute death for humans comes only when the brain has irreversibly ceased to function.

However, a remarkable paper authored by a team of neuroscientist from Yale School of Medicine and published in April 2019, has reignited the debate over just what is and what isn’t irreversible.

Could what appears to be a dead brain, in fact still remain one with potential to regain consciousness?

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