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Out of silence, the sounds of hope

Stroke victim Erik Ramsey is locked in a world without motion or speech. BU scientists are finding a way to hear what he's thinking.

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By S.I. Rosenbaum
Globe Correspondent / July 27, 2008

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Frank Guenther leans toward the computer. On the screen is a blurry image of Erik Ramsey, motionless in his wheelchair 1,000 miles away in Georgia. (Full article: 1393 words)

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