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Friday, November 17, 2017

The world's first human head transplant has been carried out on a corpse in China in an 18-hour operation that showed it was possible to successfully reconnect the spine, nerves and blood vessels.

At a press conference in Vienna on Friday morning, Italian Professor Sergio Canavero, director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, announced that a team at Harbin Medical University had "realised the first human head transplant" and said an operation on a live human will take place "imminently".

The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren, who last year successfully grafted a head onto the body of a monkey.

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Yay!

There's hope yet for Danni, Corky and Hans!

Maybe they will find you a head that actually has common sense in it...

#1 | Posted by boaz at 2017-11-17 09:15 AM | Reply

Pfft old news. Boaz had transplanted his head up Trumps ass over a year ago.

#2 | Posted by 726 at 2017-11-17 09:34 AM | Reply

Maybe there's hope for my ugly mug yet.

#3 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-11-17 09:46 AM | Reply

#3 Ummmmmmm placing your head on another body, does not fix your mug...... Wait for the first successful brain transplant. Then I'll happily Youtube it and give it my best shot. What supermodel we taking out?

#4 | Posted by PinkyanTheBrain at 2017-11-17 10:20 AM | Reply

Putting a dead head on a dead body doesn't prove anything.

#5 | Posted by danni at 2017-11-17 01:03 PM | Reply

Putting a dead head on a dead body doesn't prove anything.

Posted by danni at 2017-11-17 01:03 PM | Reply

I know. Plenty of conservatives prove that daily.

#6 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-11-17 01:05 PM | Reply

Electrical stimulation of the nerves proved the operation on the CORPSE had been SUCCESSFUL, and that the two people had been completely attached.

British experts accused Prof Canavero of 'egotistical pseudoscience' but the neuroscientist said details of the operation would be published in the journal...

As long as they don't start working on living people its probably OK

#7 | Posted by bayviking at 2017-11-17 01:20 PM | Reply

They will wait for a brain-dead body and a compatible victim of something that mortally minced the body but temporarily preserved the head. They may even save a life.

#8 | Posted by Snowfake at 2017-11-18 08:12 AM | Reply

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