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'I've found the key to head transplants'

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#1    Ichihara


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Posted 12 August 2014 - 07:43 AM

An Italian scientist has claimed that head transplants could be possible, after what he says is a major breakthrough in the technique. But another expert told The Local said the whole idea was potentially unethical.


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Posted 12 August 2014 - 07:49 AM

Is this like the Russian dog experiments?

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 07:53 AM

What could be unethical about rich people despoiling their bodies and replacing them with new cheap disposable ones acquired from the 3rd world?

Edited by bubblykiss, 12 August 2014 - 08:19 AM.

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 10:49 AM


Neuroscientist Sergio Canavero, from the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, was hit with a barrage of criticism after publishing his initial research last year, in which he said head transplants could be carried out by severing the heads of two patients at the same time, then cooling and flushing out the 'recipient' head before attaching it to its new body with polymer glue.
We had a thread about that last year -


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