Thursday, March 3, 2011

Russian Experiments In The 1940s At Keeping Discrete Organic Components "Alive"

In something out of the X-Files (the film I Want To Believe, to be specific), a 1940s-era Russian film extols the prowess of Soviet science at reanimating various organs and even a dog's entire head. However, some dispute the veracity of the film, citing several physiological impossibilities and dismissing the work as Soviet propaganda. Others feel that, although doubtlessly dramatized, the documentary reflects real work being carried out at the time in Russian laboratories. Either way you slice it, it's easy to see why Chris Carter was drawn to it for his last installment in the X-Files franchise. Read More.

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