Isolated brain

r norman rsn_ at
Fri Mar 18 08:33:13 EST 2005

On 18 Mar 2005 00:38:09 -0800, "Bruno Panetta" <bpanetta at>

>r norman wrote:
>> No, unfortunately it is not fiction.
>> Google on "Robert White brain transplant".  Note: it is TRANSplant,
>> not IMplant.  Brain implants are a whole different story.
>It's an implant actually, since the brain of the host organism was not
>removed. The "donor" brain was merely implanted in the recipient's
>abdomen, or neck.

Yes, but unfortunately "brain implants" now more commonly mean
electronic devices inserted into the brain.  So it is a poor choice as
a search term.  I should have expressed it better.

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