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Tags results for 'cryonics'

PlanetTech News interviews neuroscientist Dr. Kenneth Hayworth

Posted in Interviews on 26th Nov, 2014 11:19 PM
by AlexMuller
In this exclusive Interview, PlanetTech News digs deeper into the future of brain preservation, cryonics, mind uploading and neuroscience.

Memory is retained in cryopreserved and revived worm

Posted in Science on 25th May, 2015 06:08 PM
by AlexMuller
The study’s goal was to test the worm's memory recall after vitrification (cryopreservation) and reviving.

Progress in the quest to preserve organs for transplant

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jun, 2015 12:17 AM
by AlexMuller
Cryopreservation is tough; When ice crystals form, they damage cells and tissues, making an organ impossible to transplant.

The Science Surrounding Cryonics

Posted in Science on 23rd Oct, 2015 12:08 AM
by AlexMuller
What the nervous system of the roundworm, frozen embryos, and extreme hypothermia tell us about preserving the mind.

PTN interviews D.J. MacLennan; futurist and author on the subject of cryonics

Posted in Interviews on 12th Nov, 2015 07:56 PM
by AlexMuller
D.J. MacLennan is a futurist who has been researching the state of cryonics for his book: Frozen to Life: A Personal Mortality Experiment.

Discovery could open door to cryopreservation of tissues and organs

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2015 07:33 PM
by AlexMuller
A new approach to vitrification could allow a much wider use of extreme cold to preserve tissues and organs for later use.

Promising progress finally being made in cryopreseration

Posted in Science on 4th Feb, 2016 07:51 PM
by AlexMuller
After decades of piecemeal progress, the science of cryogenically storing human organs is warming up.

Preservation of a rabbit brain with new cryonics procedure

Posted in Science on 10th Feb, 2016 07:30 PM
by AlexMuller
The Small Mammalian Brain Preservation Prize was won after a protocol was able to preserve an entire rabbit brain with very well-preserved ultrastructure.

Baby born in the UK from cryopreserved ovary tissue

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jul, 2016 08:44 AM
by AlexMuller
The 33-year-old mother had a section of her ovary removed and cryopreserved 11 years ago.

PTN interviews João Pedro de Magalhães on his insights into cryonics and aging

Posted in Interviews on 24th Aug, 2016 04:39 PM
by AlexMuller
João Pedro de Magalhães is a Senior Lecturer in aging at the University of Liverpool. He also has a strong interest in state-of-the art cryonics.

Will a cryogenically-frozen corpse ever come back to life?

Posted in Science on 6th Dec, 2016 02:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Will it one day be possible to cryopreserve a human brain in such a manner that it can be revived intact?

Inductive heating of Magnetic Nanoparticles enables safe thawing of cryopreserved transplant organs

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2017 12:52 AM
by Alex Muller
Nanotechnology can be used to rapidly rewarm cryogenically treated samples without damaging delicate frozen tissues.

Defrosted Nematode worms come back to life after 42,000 years and are oldest living creatures

Posted in Science on 29th Jul, 2018 08:41 AM
by Alex Muller
Roundworms from two areas of Siberia came back to life in Petri dishes after being frozen for 42,000 years.

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