An international team of neuroscientists claims to have successfully carried out a head transplant on a monkey, along with other related experiments. But because the details haven’t been published, experts remain skeptical.
An Italian neuroscientist says that human head transplants are possible using currently available medical techniques. And he's setting up a project to prove it.
Head transplants sound the most crazy futuristic scenario imaginable. Right? But not to entomologists. They’ve been transplanting the head of one insect onto another for 90 years — while keeping both insects alive. What can you learn from giving an insect a total head transplant?