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Can you transplant a soul?

Can elements of a person’s character – or even their soul – be transplanted along with a heart?  The Freaky investigates the bizarre cases of people having heart transplants and then taking on the personalities of their donors.   In 2008 Sonny Graham, a seemingly happily married 69-year-old man living in the U.S. state of

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Infertile Mice Given 3D Printed Ovaries

News from the frontiers of weird science: Scientists have managed to print mouse ovaries using 3D print technology implant them into infertile mice so they can have little mice babies. This is big news in the fertility world as it opens up the door for infertile women in the future to receive 3D printed ovaries.

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Man grows nose on forehead

This bizarre photo is of a Chinese man growing a nose on his forehead. 22 year old Mr Lian, from the FujianProvince, damaged his nose in a car accident in 2012. He couldn’t afford reconstructive surgery at the time and subsequently his nose got infected and further ate away at his cartilage. So now surgeons

Levitating Frog

A frog levitating thanks to the power of molecular magnetism. This frog is hovering inside a magnet (not on board a spacecraft). This is the first observation of magnetic levitation of living organisms as well as the first images of diamagnetics levitated in a normal, room-temperature environment. In fact, it is possible to levitate magnetically

The mutant mouse that tweets like a bird

Japanese scientists have produced a genetically-engineered mouse that tweets like a bird, it was revealed today. The ‘tweeting’ mouse, that sings like a bird, was created as part of the University of Osaka’s ‘Evolved Mouse Project. Scientists there are breeding genetically modified mice together to deliberately get genetic mutations. ‘Mutations are the driving force of