Imaging shows single thought forming

Some scientists are obsessed with reading our minds--or, at least, watching them in action.

A couple of weeks ago, MIT's Technology Review posted an article about a new technique to . Yesterday, the same publication reported that researchers at the University of New Mexico have refined neuro-imaging techniques "to the point where they can reliably detect a single thought forming in an individual's brain."

Can the secrets of mental telepathy be that far off?

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