Sergio Canavero wants to transplant a head, and we can’t look away. Despite our continued scepticism, he does seem to be making progress. “Seem” being the operative word here, because others still aren’t convinced by the evidence.
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 human head transplants are grossly premature.