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A possum or opossum is one of the cutest and funniest animals. Check out these cute videos and funny opossum videos. The opossums, also known as possums, are marsupial mammals of the order Didelphimorphia /daɪˌdɛlfᵻˈmɔːrfiə/). The largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, it comprises 103 or more species in 19 genera. Opossums originated in South America, and entered North America in the Great American Interchange following the connection of the two continents. Their unspecialized biology, flexible diet, and reproductive habits make them successful colonizers and survivors in diverse locations and conditions.

Science and Technology

World’s First Human Head Transplant is Coming Soon

Now there’s no need to lose your head. Scientists can replace lost heads in 2017. The first successful head transplant was carried out in 1970 by a team led by Robert White at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. The team transplanted the head of one monkey onto the body of another. They did not join the spinal cords, so the monkey was unable to move its body. But it was able to breathe with artificial assistance. The monkey died nine days later when its immune system rejected the head. Many neuroscientists are wary of the idea, calling it too outlandish to be a serious consideration…