Humanity in Science: Optimizing Diagnostics of Rare Diseases in Newborns

The Humanity in Science Award was created in 2015 to recognize outstanding developments in science that could change human lives for the better. There were many runners-up who did (and do!) amazing things for humanity. Recently, The Analytical Scientist sat down with each of them to catch up, and find out how their ventures have progressed in the last 12 months.

Head Transplants: A Bone of Scientific Contention

It’s been done on monkeys, dogs, and rats; now, a plan for the first-ever human head transplant has been set in motion by Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero.