Baby born in the UK from cryopreserved ovary tissue

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The 33-year-old mother had a section of her ovary removed and cryopreserved 11 years ago.

Promising progress finally being made in cryopreseration

Posted in Science on 4th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

After decades of piecemeal progress, the science of cryogenically storing human organs is warming up.

Discovery could open door to cryopreservation of tissues and organs

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new approach to vitrification could allow a much wider use of extreme cold to preserve tissues and organs for later use.

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

Posted in Interviews on 12th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

D.J. MacLennan is a futurist who has been researching the state of cryonics for his book: Frozen to Life: A Personal Mortality Experiment.

The Science Surrounding Cryonics

Posted in Science on 23rd Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

What the nervous system of the roundworm, frozen embryos, and extreme hypothermia tell us about preserving the mind.