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Date: 07/01/13 07:30 PM

18 Responses to Doctors Can Now Do Human Head Transplants [Pic+]

  1. Profile photo of Draculya
    Draculya Male 40-49
    14455 posts
    July 1, 2013 at 7:22 pm
    Link: Doctors Can Now Do Human Head Transplants - I call first dibs on Stephen Hawking`s head!
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    Evil_Eye Male 18-29
    1443 posts
    July 1, 2013 at 7:44 pm
    Won`t give you the brain, just his looks. So have fun with that!

    Brain transplant would be more like a body transplant anyway... since you are your brain.
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    mykunter Male 40-49
    2423 posts
    July 1, 2013 at 8:10 pm
    Draculya = Fail

    Pick a body, idiot... pick a body.
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    MrPeabody Male 30-39
    1920 posts
    July 1, 2013 at 8:39 pm
    "Doctors Can Now Do Human Head Transplants"

    Connection of a spinal cord from the head of one creature to the body of another has never been attempted even in animals, so Canavero`s paper must be taken as an exercise in speculation.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    30885 posts
    July 1, 2013 at 9:03 pm
    $$13 million$$ to live paralyzed, in pain, for a few days longer?

    Erm, NTY! I`d rather get frozen... let someone else be the "test subjects" until it gets "perfected" 20+ years from now...
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    turdburglar Male 30-39
    4563 posts
    July 1, 2013 at 9:24 pm

    I could be wrong, but let`s assume Draculya was making an obvious JOKE.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13515 posts
    July 1, 2013 at 11:51 pm
    Think ole Drac
    is confusing head with brain
    or brain with head,or brain is head or summat
    I`ll settle with my own ugly mug
    better the devil you know eh
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    Dr_Sexy Male 30-39
    1597 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 12:00 am
    Like futurama? Gene Simmons head would be passed about like some kind of demented sex aid.
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    Dr_Sexy Male 30-39
    1597 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 12:01 am
    Also does this mean we can bring Walt Disney back?
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
    7707 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 12:31 am
    Brings new meaning to the phrase `Give me some head`.
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    McThstlpnts Female 18-29
    1540 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 5:49 am
    This really gives me the heebie jeebies. I can`t help but see the images from those videos of the scientist who did those procedures on the dogs in my awful.
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    Jake_Justus Male 50-59
    7033 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 6:47 am

    Rosey Grier`s head must be in big demand ...

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    patchouly Male 40-49
    4747 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 6:50 am
    Yeah...let me know when they get the "reconnecting the spinal column" thing down and then the title will be more correct.
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    Sashiko Female 18-29
    20 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 9:32 am
    It wasn`t a head transplant, it was a face transplant. There is a huge difference. Do your research next time.
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    robthelurker Male 18-29
    2591 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 10:26 am
    that would be ultimate vanity. you dont like the way you look, so you chop off your head to get a new look. and i thought aesthetic implants were extreme. however i feel technological and biological implants are awesome. if i ruled the world, everyone would have their left eye removed at birth (with their parents permission i guess) and replaced with the servo eye (my google glass eye thing) and all your personal information like your birth certificate and such would all be programmed into the servo eye. your identification would be your servo eye. like i had this idea for citizen identity cards, every citizen (except those who chose not to have one and live in like communes on the outskirts of cities) would have this card and all their personal information would be on it, it would be your birth certificate and drivers license all in one. then i decided the citizen id cards should just be an iphone type device, then that evolved into the servo eye.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35680 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 11:05 am

    I`ll settle for my head on this body.
    {read that any way you like}

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    erikthevikin Male 30-39
    756 posts
    July 2, 2013 at 7:02 pm
    More like Steven would want your body.
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    Issame Female 30-39
    112 posts
    July 6, 2013 at 10:09 pm
    I`m kind of thinking they`re working on this for medical reasons, and not cosmetic. I don`t think there`ll be a huge line of doctors willing to become cosmetic cadaver surgeons for people who want to have a nicer ass.

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