Complete head transplants are enormously complicated, requiring the reconnecting of literally millions of nerve fibers, not to mention bones and tissue. We’re not really sure how any of this will work, but it looks like we’re getting closer to a full this-head-on-that-body operation.
Sergio Canavero, a doctor at the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, just published a paper looking at some recent developments in spinal cord fusion and suggesting that this means human head transplants are on their way.
…and I immediately think of this fine example of 1970s cinematic elegance and style.
Shockingly, nobody over at Hot Air apparently remembers this one. WITH GOOD REASON.
Yes. It was apparently a genre.