Italian Scientist Plans to Perform the First Human Head Transplant Surgery by the End of 2016
An Italian neurosurgeon, Sergio Canavero, announced last year that he is ready to perform the most complex (and controversial) surgery we've seen so far - a human head transplant. That decision provoked very different opinions, both in scientific circles and among regular citizens. There are many obstacles, from technical and scientific to ethical and the majority believes it has no chance of being successful. But let's think for a moment about what can happen if it works.