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Stand-up Gary Petersen (@comedygaryp) joins host @daveciaccio to talk about pig hearts in baboons, lab-grown lungs in pigs, a frog that can regrow limbs and the Italian scientist who is planning to do a head (ok, body) transplant in China.

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Baboon Hearts, Head Transplants and Medical Science with Gary Petersen!

Stand-up Gary Petersen (@comedygaryp) joins host @daveciaccio to talk about pig hearts in baboons, lab-grown lungs in pigs, a frog that can regrow limbs and the Italian scientist who is planning to do a head (ok, body) transplant in China.

Listen at scienceafpod.com, follow @scienceafpod on Twitter and Subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.


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Two surgeons in China developing a method to transplant a human head
Italian scientist Sergio Canavero and Chinese surgeon Xiaoping Ren are developing a plan to transplant a human head — right down to neck bolts and electricity.
Scientists Just Transplanted Lab-Grown Lungs into Pigs
Eventually, could all human organ transplants be lab-grown too?
Scientists Got Adult Frogs to Regrow Limbs. It's a Step Toward Human 'Regeneration'
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Baboon Hearts, Head Transplants and Medical Science with Gary Petersen!
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Baboon Hearts, Head Transplants and Medical Science with Gary Petersen!

Stand-up Gary Petersen (@comedygaryp) joins host @daveciaccio to talk about pig hearts in baboons, lab-grown lungs in pigs, a frog that can regrow limbs and the Italian scientist who is planning to do a head (ok, body) transplant in China.

Listen at scienceafpod.com, follow @scienceafpod on Twitter and Subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.


Share On Facebook Tweet Pin it Submit to Reddit Share This On LinkedIn Publish on WordPress Send email
Recommended Reading
Two surgeons in China developing a method to transplant a human head
Italian scientist Sergio Canavero and Chinese surgeon Xiaoping Ren are developing a plan to transplant a human head — right down to neck bolts and electricity.
Scientists Just Transplanted Lab-Grown Lungs into Pigs
Eventually, could all human organ transplants be lab-grown too?
Scientists Got Adult Frogs to Regrow Limbs. It's a Step Toward Human 'Regeneration'
Scientists got African clawed frogs, similar to this one, to regrow limbs in the lab.
Baboons Survive for Half a Year after Heart Transplants from Pigs
The cross-species heart procedure brings human trials into view


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