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Re: starship-design: Cryogenic Suspension

	Does anyone know how far along research has gotten in this area
(vitrifying animals).  If anyone knows of a good URL, I'd be interested to
have it.


On Wed, 28 Mar 2001 KellySt@aol.com wrote:

> Their is also a new proces called vitrification.  In it the person is chilled
> down to below freezing under presure.  With enough presure you can chill
> someone down to a very low temp without freezing.  Suddenly drop the presure
> at that point, and the fluids freeze so fast it doesn't crystalize.  It turns
> to glass.  No ice crystal damage.
> Cryonics folks are very excited.