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Teddy bears, there is one nice feature: if your dog pulls the head of this, you can sew it in place. But unless you call his achievement "wild success"? No, you say "I fixed your dead toy." But Sergio Canavero all the way.

Just yesterday, well known for his controversial statements Italian physician said that he had performed a head transplant Teddy bear made of meat filled with bones. And called it "the first successful transplant of the head."

Scientists have been experimenting with the ideas of organ transplantation, sometimes even successfully. Canavero also said that the real head transplantation will be possible in 2015. He says research centers in the United States do not support such experiments. He also stated that he had performed such surgery on the monkey in 2016, but without re-attaching the spinal cord and without evidence. Then he has published several articles calling for the separation and connection of the spinal cord of animals, but did not specify the complete separation or partial. And again these documents have remained without proof.

Needless to say, as skeptical scientists?

And here Canavero said at a press conference that "carried out the first transplant of a human head," writes The Telegraph, and that "the full exchange of minds between donors with dead bodies — the next stage". He also said that a head transplant is "imminent".

If you cut the corpse tumor, you do not cure his cancer, you just cut a piece of the meat from the uncooked flesh. If you change the corpses head, it is no different from the butchered and re-stitched chicken.

Canavero is a volunteer — paralysed Russian guy Valeri Spiridonov. The operation will look like this:

"the Donor and recipient are placed in a sitting position to facilitate the next 24 hours painstaking, bloody work on the separation and subsequent connection of vertebrate bone, jugular veins, trachea, esophagus, and other neck structures. The recipient will help you breathe and pump blood into the body using machines. The patient will be immersed in an artificial coma for an indefinite time needed for recovery."

It is possible that Canavero will do everything honestly and transplantation of the head is unavoidable, its procedure will work, and our skepticism is unfounded. In the end, while he is the only person who wants to do such an operation, and open road running.

But there is a science. On the subject of transplantation of the head has been done very little research. And when we are confronted with something radical and unexplored, it is very difficult to take it seriously. Therefore, until we see some evidence of the ability of the actual transplant of the brain, when the spine is split and re-bonded, we remain skeptical-minded.

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