I have it on good authority (Time article) that Terri Schaivo had a DBS system implanted in a final attempt to get coherent responses from her.
Neurobot brought to my attention that PDP++ has been revived under the name Emergent Neural Network Simulator.
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And making the rounds on some of the social aggregator sites is this clip from, I think, the Schwartz lab. Old, but nice to see. As with any YouTube clip, don't read the comments or you will become dumber.
Learning biology? This video is quickly becoming a classic (see if you can name the organelles and processes occurring in each scene). Another nice site JD pointed out is Anatomy Travelogue.