The Stuff of Those Visions in Clinical Death

A surge of brain activity in dying rats may hold an explanation for the realistic visions experienced by some human victims of cardiac arrest, researchers say.You take away the oxygen, take away the glucose, and at least temporarily there’s this heightened activity,” said Jimo Borjigin, an associate professor of physiology at the University of Michigan and lead author of the study, which was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Read more)