Rather than simply replacing the head, the team attached the donor head to the body of the larger rat, creating an animal with two heads.
The experiment, reported in the journal CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics, was designed to investigate issues relating to blood flow to the brain and the possibility of the immune system rejecting the new organ – problems that could arise during a human transplant.
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The editor of one of the journals, Surgery, told Motherboard that significant work was needed on the draft paper before it could be published.