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Human hibernation? Brain ‘snooze button’ could help astronauts survive long-term space travel

The mechanisms that control torpor and other hypothermic states—in which body temperatures drop below 37 degrees Celsius—are largely unknown. Two ...
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Human hibernation eyed as solution for severe trauma, weight loss and deep-space travel

A small group of scientists is taking human hibernation extremely seriously. They are studying the basic mechanisms with an eye ...
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What if humans could hibernate?

Whether they are amphibians, mammals, birds, or something else, animals use metabolic depression to thrive in places where they otherwise ...
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Human hibernation: How it can change the world of medicine

Many films and shows feature human hibernation as a means to help astronauts travel deep into space. While this could ...
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