Italian neuroscientist believes human head transplant surgery is possible

Researcher thinks human head transplant surgery is finally possible.

A neuroscientist in Italy believes he’s figured out how to do a full human head transplant. Or body transplant, depending on your perspective. Dr. Sergio Canavero of the University of Turin explains in a recent paper how the procedure would work, describing how a “clean cut” with an “ultra-sharp blade” could leave the two severed spinal cords in the condition to be re-attached. “It is my contention that the technology only now exists for such linkage,” writes the researcher.

 

 

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Pictures Reveal Shocking Effects Alcohol, Cigarettes and Caffeine Have On The Brain

Pictures Reveal Shocking Effects Alcohol, Cigarettes and Caffeine On The Brain

Caffeine is widely seen as relatively harmless – but these drastic images will make even habitual coffee drinkers rethink 

What exactly are you doing to your brain when you drink alcohol or coffee? If you think they can’t be doing much harm, the pictures after the jump may come as a shock. (Pics)

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Studies Show the Value of Not Overthinking Our Decisions

 Studies Show the Value of Not Overthinking Our Decisions

Fishing in the stream of consciousness, researchers now can detect our intentions and predict our choices before we are aware of them ourselves. The brain, they have found, appears to make up its mind 10 seconds before we become conscious of a decision — an eternity at the speed of thought.

 

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