Suspended Animation of Living Organisms

As far back as the 1960s, people wanted to have themselves frozen at the moment of death so their bodies could someday be revived using future medical discoveries. Unfortunately, even if such discoveries were made, any organism that’s been frozen until now has been damaged so severely that it’s hard to imagine a technology that could fix it. But now, that’s about to change. More importantly, the new technology involved promises to dramatically change the economics of many medical procedures, including transplantation. What are the opportunities and implications? Keep listening to find out.

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