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Re: starship-design: Suspended animation.
In a message dated 1/8/00 10:31:04 AM, email@example.com writes:
>Yes, with mammals it may prove much harder, as their cell metabolism
>is optimized to work at certain fixed temperature
>(or rather narrow range of temperatures).
>Going outside the range limits, even for a while
>(during freezing/thawing process) is therefore bound to
>make much serious damage (simple by "desynchronizing"
>various parallel biochemical processes) than in cold-blood animals.
Yeah, a cold blooded creature must routinely survive extreams without cell
distruction. A warm blooded creature doesn't get that cold unless its
>-- Zenon Kulpa