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Science Fact or Science Fiction: Human Body Edition!

By Vadim Newquist Dec 3, 2013

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Fact! It is possible to transmit Prion disease through the consumption of another human's brain, it's sort of akin to "Mad Cow disease."

Fact or Fiction: The notorious Vacanti mouse, who was host to a genetically engineered human ear was rendered deaf once they removed the ear.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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