Stem cell, SENS (Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence Research Foundation), gene regulation, mitochondria support, brain uploading, nanomedicine, telomeres, cryonics
, and others.
Marshall Ackerman, proprietor of Garden State Cryonics
Institute, in North Brunswick, where they freeze the body, or just the cranium, "of people who have just died in the hope that someday there will be a means to reanimate them and cure their disease.
The technology of giving back life after repairing one's body, known as cryonics
, will be a reality soon.
The closing chapters about the cryonics
and Williams' medical issues are tough to take at times, but it is an interesting read overall and only 300 pages long, a nice break from the 800-page bios that are proliferating these days.
If I have my blood replaced with saline, and then use cryonics
to cool my body down yet further, could I be "dead" for a few months or weeks or years before being warmed up again?
This donation will help us continue our research and bring greater awareness of the possibilities of cryonics
to a wider audience.
Anchored in the idea after which the show was titled, "Denial," the text is a dizzying accumulation of information and ideas regarding, among much else, memory, time, loss, absence, separation, koans, couples therapy, forensics, and cryonics
Joining Dara (left) in the studio is Professor Mark Miodownik, who here explores cryonics
- freezing yourself after death with liquid nitrogen - in a bid for immortality.
leaves her cold but the thought of bequeathing everything to herself, her next self, to her reincarnation, sparks an obsession: a very challenging obsession.
traces the transformation of the American view of human life from the 17th century to our time or, more exactly, from the Englishman William Harvey's discovery of the beginning of human life in the egg to the American Robert Ettinger's attempt to achieve "resurrection" through cryonics
in the 1960s.
James Clement, the CEO of Androcyte, was a lawyer who, over the past decade, became increasingly involved with healthy life-extension, cryonics
, and transhumanism.
For the resurrection narrative he begins with the New Testament and Paul's resurrection of the flesh doctrine, takes us through Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, analyzes cryonics
, and leaves off where Star Trek "beams down" Captain Kirk.