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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A badger was caught on camera burying an entire cow

For the first time, an American badger has been spotted burying an entire calf carcass in the desert.

While studying scavengers in Utah’s Great Basin Desert, researchers from the University of Utah caught a video of the creature stashing away the huge carcass, and looking quite pleased with itself afterwards.

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