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First human head transplant could happen in two years

First human head transplant could happen in two years

作者:丰汝缩  时间:2019-02-28 03:14:11  人气:

Dimitri Otis/Getty IT’S heady stuff. The world’s first attempt to transplant a human head will be launched this year at a surgical conference in the US. The move is a call to arms to get interested parties together to work towards the surgery. The idea was first proposed in 2013 by Sergio Canavero of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group in Italy. He wants to use the surgery to extend the lives of people whose muscles and nerves have degenerated or whose organs are riddled with cancer. Now he claims the major hurdles, such as fusing … Leader: “Body swaps sound like fantasy,