Rat heads are one thing but don’t expect a human head transplant any time soon

Earlier this week, an Italian scientist made headlines because of his involvement in a shocking new study. He and a team of Chinese researchers claimed to have successfully transplanted the head of a rat onto another rat’s body.

The paper in question, published in the journal CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics, was praised as being a step towards human head transplant surgery. But neuroscientists around the world are wary of these claims.

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