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Brains, eyes, testes: off-limits for transplants?

Paris, France | AFP | Since the world’s first successful organ transplant in 1954 — a kidney — the discipline has advanced to the point where a wounded soldier could have his penis and scrotum replaced in a groundbreaking operation last month. A Frenchman recently became the first person to …

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World’s first human head transplant

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A controversial surgeon who aims to carry out the world’s human head transplant claims to have successfully carried out the operation on a corpse in the past week. The 18-hour operation showed that it is possible to reconnect the spine, nerves and blood vessels, according …

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