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RE: starship-design: Suspended animation.
I can't resist...too many science fiction books!
You have been found guilty of [insert crime], the court sentences you to
life without parole (or death), however you may elect to become a crewmember
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
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> Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2000 3:08 PM
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> Subject: Re: starship-design: Suspended animation.
> Arg, 25% survival rates could be an issue with potential crewman.
> In a message dated 1/6/00 1:10:27 PM,
> email@example.com writes:
> >Hi all,
> > I saw a tv show on that a while back. It focused mainly on
> >Haitian zombei, but also mentioned the unfortunate effects of eating
> >improperly prepared fugu. Starflight was mentioned briefly
> at the end
> >the program (complete w/ cheezy graphics) The common thread
> was the nerve
> >poison Teterodoxin, which is used today in very small
> amounts to control
> >some kinds of tics. Unfortunately, taking the drug in large
> amounts is
> >bad for you. The witch doctor interviewed for the program
> reported a 25%
> >survival rate for the people he had zombified. Japanese
> fugu victims fare
> >only slightly better, even with modern medical care. Also,
> the survivors
> >usually have severe brain damage. On the other hand, maybe
> these problems
> >could be gotten around, some rodents do it without any
> apparent trouble
> >Nels Lindberg
> >On Thu, 6 Jan 2000 KellySt@aol.com wrote:
> >> Hey folks. Ran across a comment about suspended
> >> Seems they've done studies on animals using some of the
> drugs VooDoo
> >> usedto use to make Zombies. They show promis in use for
> > The
> >> same effect that slows resperation and pulse enough so you
> look dead
> >> don't sofocate until they dig you up, also works for
> hybernation for
> >> something like space travel.
> >> Weird.
> >> No real details on what they were talking about.
> >> Kelly