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Re: starship-design: Cryogenic Suspension

I don't know of anything online. I saw it on tv.  I know they were doing it 
on organs, but I'm not sure if they tried lab animals.


In a message dated 3/29/01 3:39:02 AM, nlindber@u.washington.edu writes:

>   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
>have it.
>On Wed, 28 Mar 2001 KellySt@aol.com wrote:
>> Their is also a new proces called vitrification.  In it the person is
>> down to below freezing under presure.  With enough presure you can chill
>> someone down to a very low temp without freezing.  Suddenly drop the
>> 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.