Sergio Canavero is a controversial figure who once aimed to complete a human head transplant, and now he's back with more bombastic claims.
Researches successfully avoided brain-damaging blood loss while the donor head was being attached to the recipient rat.
Radio Motherboard talks to the 'mad scientist' who plans on performing the first human head transplant.
Sergio Canavero swears in a police report (under penalty of perjury) that he's not part of some elaborate Hideo Kojima stunt.
"It’s something like being the first man in space, the first man on the moon."
"It's going to be more like Kitty Hawk than a Boeing 747."
Valery Spiridonov, who suffers from a wasting disease, is gunning for the world's first human head transplant.
In the last interview he ever gave, the infamous neurosurgeon Dr. Robert White told Motherboard about the time he transplanted a monkey head.