Dr Alexis Carrel (1873-1944) performed the first dog head transplant in 1908 along with American physiologist Dr Charles Guthrie. Photograph: Getty Images

On January 20th, 1968, neurosurgeon Dr Raymond Newcombe wrote a letter entitled Brain Transplantation? to the editor of the British Medical Journal. (...)

Declan Ganley told Pennsylvania legislators Rivada could roll out a new telecommunications network for the state’s emergency services  in under four years.

Galway businessman Declan Ganley has told the US state of Pennsylvania that his company, Rivada Networks, will create up to 6,000 jobs there if it win(...)