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Head transplant team's new animal tests fail to convince critics - New Scientist

By Helen Thomson. Video footage seen by New Scientist appears to show a dog walking three weeks after its spinal cord was almost completely severed. Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero says the technique used to treat the dog will make a human head ...and more »

The surgeon who wants to perform a head transplant by 2017 - BBC News

A surgeon who wants to carry out the first ever head transplant says the first one could take place as early as next year. Prof Sergio Canavero has told Newsbeat he's got lots of volunteers from the UK who want it done. The procedure would see the ...and more »

Head Transplant Surgeon Says He's Successfully Reattached The Spinal Cords of a Bunch More Animals - ScienceAlert

The Italian neuroscientist who wants to try and preform the first human head transplant has co-edited a series of papers claiming to have conducted similar transplants on mice, rats, and a dog. The papers, published in Surgical Neurology International ...and more »

Head transplant doctor claims spinal cord breakthrough - Sky News

Scientists say the successful treatment of paralysed animals could help humans and pave the way for groundbreaking surgery. 12:39, UK, Tuesday 20 September 2016. Scientists claim to have pioneered a technique that has enabled a paralysed dog to walk ...and more »

An Italian surgeon will perform the world's first head transplant after a 'proof-of-concept' experiment on a dog - Business Insider

Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero made headlines around the world last year with the bold claim that he would soon be stitching someone's head onto another person's body. His latest, renewed claim comes after his collaborators released video footage ...and more »

Italian Neuroscientist Plans First Human Head Transplant - Outer Places

Even for fans of Futurama, what Sergio Canavero recently announced is pretty extreme: the Italian neuroscientist is gearing up for the first human head transplant. A young, disabled Russian man, Valery Spiridonov, has volunteered for the procedure ...and more »

It's time for a serious debate about head transplants - New Scientist

What goes ha ha bonk? The sound of scientists laughing their heads off. That was one response to the quality of some of the science in a series of papers published this week claiming to have achieved a milestone in spinal cord surgery, something ...and more »

Controversial 'Head Transplant' Doctor Claims Success in Animal Experiments - Gizmodo

An Italian neuroscientist who wants to perform the world's first human head transplant next year is claiming to have conducted radical spinal cord experiments on mice, rats, and a dog. Experts say the results are vague and incomplete, and that talk of ...and more »

'Frankenstein' surgeon planning world's first human head transplant wants to 'reanimate' corpses using electricity -

The surgeon who has been dubbed 'Dr Frankenstein' as he plans the world's first human head transplant wants to 'reanimate' corpses using electricity, it has been revealed. Earlier today Professor Sergio Canavero told Good Morning Britain he intends to ...and more »

'He doesn't know what he's talking about' Head transplant surgeon slams Dr Hilary Jones -

Valery Spiridonov, a computer scientist from Russia, is set to undergo the risky procedure next year under the watchful supervision of neurosurgeon Dr Sergio Canvero. Dr Canvero will attach Spiridonov's head to another body in a procedure that has ...and more »