cryonics


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the freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing

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In cryonics, AI applications may, via wearables, warn a patient's cryonics organization of the impending death of that patient.
If Disney had been the first it would have made headlines around the world and been a real shot in the arm for cryonics.
But the father of the British girl who won a legal battle to undergo the procedure accused cryonics organisations of preying on people at their most vulnerable.
But her mother was so busy organising cryonics volunteers to prepare her body that the judge noted, "fully available" daughter on the day she died.
Cryonics is the practice or technique of deep-freezing the bodies of those who have died of an incurable disease, in the hope of a future cure.
The judge said the girl had carried out internet research into cryonics during the last months of her life and there was no doubt that she had the mental capacity to launch legal action.
In the final chapter, the issue of cryonics is tacitly revived as Evelyn and Gabriela arrange for Elfi to hibernate artificially in a refrigerator until the spring (308)--a technique that Schulze claims under certain circumstances "keine Tierqualerei ist, sondern in jedem Schildkrotenbuch empfohlen wird" (Opitz).
Call up one of the currently operational centers of cryonics.
Fighting the emotion that threatened to paralyze him, he alerted the cryonics team waiting nearby and called the nurses to come pronounce her dead.
Granted, your 'Schrodinger's Cat Trust' brilliantly balanced cryonics stakeholder interests, but did litigating ruin you, Pratt?
If cryonics became feasible, think of the applications
Stem cell, SENS (Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence Research Foundation), gene regulation, mitochondria support, brain uploading, nanomedicine, telomeres, cryonics, and others.
Marshall Ackerman, proprietor of Garden State Cryonics Institute, in North Brunswick, where they freeze the body, or just the cranium, "of people who have just died in the hope that someday there will be a means to reanimate them and cure their disease.
Freezing below 100 K has seen a range of applications, from superconductivity to cryonics, the preservation of the dead until they can be cured of what killed them.