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Human head transplant plan stirring up controversy

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Re: Human head transplant plan stirring up controversy

Postby Eric » Wed May 04, 2016 9:17 pm

Gee, I wonder why?
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Re: Human head transplant plan stirring up controversy

Postby droid » Thu May 05, 2016 3:07 am

This doesn't make sense, we're still pretty much in the 1800's when it comes to nerve cell re-connection/fusion.
As per the article, the best case outcome is the guy being quadriplegic, as we still can't fix a severed spinal cord.

having said this, the article is a bit too biased against it.

I hope HouseMD comments on this.
How are the nerves to the heart and lungs reconnected? I understand it's a secondary pathway separate from the spinal cord i believe, but still..
1)Too much of one thing defeats the purpose.
2)Everybody is full of it. What's your hypocrisy?
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