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Humans In The Deep Freeze: Are Cryonics Really Worth It?
2013-09-23 04:24:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Once thought to be a pursuit reserved for the rich and eccentric, scientists are now looking to bring cryonics – the low-temperature preservation of humans hoping to find cures and/or treatments for life-threatening conditions in the future – to the masses. According to Rupert Jones of The Guardian, a US-based organization known as the Cryonics Institute currently has more than 100 men and women in “cryonic suspension” at...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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