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Head Transplants Really Possible
2013-07-02 10:55:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Are you sick of being out of shape? Just get a new body. According to a new paper from Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero in the journal Surgical Neurology International, human head transplants are now technically possible. In his paper, Canavero argued spinal cord surgery has advanced to the point where attaching a human head onto a new body Frankenstein-style is actually medically possible. He also outlined the procedure, noting...

2011-06-27 21:06:16

New technology proves more cost-effective than traditional single-head system Greenhouse vegetable production in North America has more than doubled in the past 10 years. While heavy investments have been made in modern greenhouses, improved cultivation technologies are essential for producers to realize the high productivity potential afforded by the improved facilities. Gaining popularity in greenhouse vegetable production is a high-wire system in which cucumbers plants are trained into a...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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