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Re: starship-design: Suspended animation.
> From firstname.lastname@example.org Fri Jan 7 01:18:59 2000
> Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2000 00:20:50 +0000
> "L. Parker" wrote:
> > I can't resist...too many science fiction books!
> > You have been found guilty of [BAD SI-FI WRITING], the court sentences you to
> > life without parole (or death), however you may elect to become a crewmember
> > on ...
> The Zombie type dugs are only 1/2 the problem, the aging of the cells
> themselves have to slow down. You don't want to go to sleep age 20
> and wake up age 80.
> The fact that you have no weight might permit unusal methods
> of slowing down the cells, as drugs would diffuse better.
> Some cold water fish have a natural anti-frezze so it you develop that
> for humans and keep the body at say 10 F, you may slow down
> the chemical aging of the cells.
Some frogs do exactly that. They freeze in the ice,
and thaw back without damage.
-- Zenon Kulpa