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The downside of a bionic penis? A two-week boner.

The downside of a bionic penis? A two-week boner. That’s just what 40-year old Andrew Wardle is about to experience when doctors turn on his new bionic penis.While doctors were able to insert it back into his body surgically when he was a baby, he grew up with no penis, though he did have testicles.

Docs remove live cockroach from woman's skull after she complained about 'crawling sensation'

Docs remove live cockroach from woman's skull after she complained about 'crawling sensation' In one of the most bizarre surgeries ever, doctors in India removed a live cockroach from a woman's nasal cavity reaching the brain.42-year-old Selvi had complained of an "crawling sensation" for several hours, before being operated upon, The New Indian Express reported.

Bulgarian cat walks again with the help of bionic legs

Bulgarian cat walks again with the help of bionic legs Pooh, a one-year-old cat from Bulgaria was found without his hind legs.But a local animal shelter raised funds to have him fitted with prosthetics legs The Bulgarian vet who performed Pooh's surgery also fitted three more cats.

56-hour groundbreaking face transplant surgery gives man a new face

56-hour groundbreaking face transplant surgery gives man a new face Andrew (Andy) Sandness is adapting to his new face.His face was disfigured over a decade ago after he attempted suicide.

Surgeon transplants a second head onto a rat, wants to work on humans next

Surgeon transplants a second head onto a rat, wants to work on humans next Scientists have transplanted the head of a rat onto the back of another, ahead of a controversial plan to carry out the world's first human head transplant later this year.In the experiment, scientists transplanted the head of the smaller rat onto the back of the larger rat, creating a two-headed animal.

Learn how to open a brain up with this eerily realistic surgical simulator

Learn how to open a brain up with this eerily realistic surgical simulator Traditionally, young surgeons don't really get any trial and error sessions before they step into the operating room.It's kind of like learning to fly a plane without using the flight simulator.

This terrifying robot can drill through your skull in 2 minutes – and that’s a good thing

This terrifying robot can drill through your skull in 2 minutes – and that’s a good thing In fact, it’s a new research project from the good folks at the University of Utah, who have developed a computer-driven automated drill for cranial surgery.That means safely cutting an opening — called a bone flap — in the skull so that the brain can be accessed underneath.