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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 ...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 »

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 »

Russian man set for world's first head transplant -

Valery Spiridonov explains why he wants to be the first person to undergo a head transplant, which will be carried out by Italian neurosurgeon Professor Sergio Canavero. Mr Spiridinov, from Russia, suffers from Werdnig Hoffman disease, a muscle wasting ...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 »

An Italian surgeon has renewed his promise to perform the world's first head transplant after a 'proof-of-concept ... - Business Insider

TheWhy 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 ...and more »

Sergio Canavero: Human head transplant on track for 2017 after spinal cord experiment on dog - International Business Times UK

Italian neurosurgeon claims dog that had 90% of its spinal cord severed walked again after just three weeks. Hannah Osborne. By Hannah Osborne. September 20, 2016 10:45 BST. Video. Related Videos. More videos. 02:32. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00.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 »

Terminally ill Russian Valery Spiridonov to undergo head transplant next year - Evening Standard

A Russian man has volunteered to be the world's first patient to receive a head transplant. Terminally ill Valery Spiridonov said he wanted to undergo the pioneering procedure, carried out by Italian neurosurgeon Professor Sergio Canavero, as early as ...and more »