Medicine is perfect for heartwarming stories. Some close relative is facing the most hopeless prognosis, such as being in a vegetative state. Someone tries a wild treatment, and boom, people are crying, the relative is awake, and the headlines go viral. But science doesn’t really work this way.
Reviving unresponsive patients has long been a dream of humanity, and an oft-talked about part of the human condition. Maybe you’ve cried along with the movie Awakenings, or had long conversations with relatives about what happens should you or they end up in the same position.
You knew that there was something different about Apple’s big iPhone event this year when the company introduced Animoji, cute, animated cartoon emoji that would move and speak based on the motion of your actual face. “Oh,” you thought to yourself. “This is... new.”
With the broadcast networks' upfront presentations right around the corner, TV studios everywhere are scrambling to pitch shows for Fall 2011. But which shows will make it past the pilot stage? Rumor has it some promising shows are in danger.