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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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Frozen in time: You can be cryogenically preserved, but will you ever be revived?

Preservation technologies promise the ability to suspend life for decades or even centuries. That would come with all sorts of ...
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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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Sci-Fi suspended animation: Not the same as cryonics but might save your life

Surgical research into hypothermia, long fodder for sci-fi movies, may yet reach the point of finding ways to preserve people ...