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The first successful organ transplant occurred in 1954, when doctors Joseph Murray and J. Hartwell Harrison transplanted a kidney from one identical twin to another. 00:39
Experts in the fields of medicine and 3D printing are proposing a process that would allow them to 3D print human organ tissue. Researchers at Princeton and Johns Hopkins University have already printed a prototype outer ear. 02:52
The first head transplant surgery is scheduled for 2017, when a terminally ill computer scientist is set to have his head transplanted onto another body. 05:13