Pig brains

Ethical concerns need to be addressed in reviving the ‘brain-dead’

Ethical concerns need to be addressed in reviving the ‘brain-dead’

Over the past few weeks, in a story that sounds like something out of a Mary Shelley novel, scientists were able to restore signs of life in postmortem brains. These, of course, were pig brains and not human brains, and there was no sign of consciousness within them, but nonetheless this is a pretty wild story.