Man Gets Pig Heart!

Man Gets Pig Heart!

Up in Canada, in about a weeks time, anyone who wants to go into a state-run store selling marijuana products or alcohol in Quebec will need to show proof of getting a COVID-19 vaccine. So guess what’s happening up there now? The number of vaccine appointments is on the rise in a big way as people are doing what’s needed, to keep buying pot and booze. (New York Daily News)

In a first-of-its-kind surgery, a 57-year-old patient with terminal heart disease received a successful transplant of a genetically-modified pig heart and is still doing well three days later! David Bennett is now breathing on his own and has doctors watching him around the clock. I’m sure he’ll never look at a BLT the same way again.

And finally,

A new study says that by reveals that dogs can recognize different languages and nonsense words. The lead researcher Attila Andics studied 18 canines before concluding that they have the ability to react differently when hearing unfamiliar languages. One interesting note, no matter what language the dogs were raised hearing, they all reacted positively when they heard the word, “cheese.”  (Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest)