How Human Head Transplants Could Work

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More than any other article I've written for HowStuffWorks, this one has really gotten me thinking. The idea of this surgery seemed so outlandish to me. As I did my research and learned that a doctor is ready to actually make an attempt at executing it, I couldn't stop thinking of all the potential implications of what would happen if it were successful. Would society ever allow such a thing to occur? And if we did, what rules would be drawn up to dictate what would be OK?

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