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The Black-Market Value of 100 Brains: Less Than One Good Kidney

Marty Feldman steals a special brain in Young Frankenstein
Marty Feldman steals a special brain in Young FrankensteinPhotograph by 20th Century Fox Film Corp via Everett Collection

The 100 human brains that went missing in Texas have been found.

After the undeniably intriguing prospect of a massive brain heist lit up the Internet, officials from the University of Texas found their misplaced brains at a facility on the San Antonio campus. “They have the brains,” Timothy Schallert, a neuroscience professor from the Austin campus that couldn’t find the samples, told the Los Angeles Times. “They read a media report of the missing brains and they called to say: ‘We got those brains!’