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Human Head Transplants May Soon Be Possible, Neuroscientist

Anonymous Coward writes | 1 year,27 days

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An anonymous reader writes "While complete head transplants are extremely complex and require mending back millions of nerve fibers, bones and tissue, new findings on spinal cord fusion suggests that human head transplants are well on their way.
A new paper published in the Surgical Neurology International looks at recent research in reconnecting spinal cords. In the paper, Sergio Canavero, a doctor at the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, reveals a theoretical procedure he believes could make human head transplants a real possibility."

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Don Henley Called (1)

d'baba (1134261) | 1 year,27 days | (#44161011)

and asked "is the head dead yet?"

problem (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,27 days | (#44161381)

what if your body is perfectly fine, but it's your head that's the problem?

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