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2010-06-11 11:33:00

SEATTLE, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- How is it that some people who apparently freeze to death, with no heart rate or respiration for extended periods, can be brought back to life with no long-term negative health consequences? New findings from the laboratory of cell biologist Mark B.

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2010-06-11 07:55:00

Findings in yeast and worms may have implications for extending preservation of human organs for transplantation.

2008-03-26 23:34:47

Science fiction usually sticks hibernating spaceflyers in glowing capsules of goo, but a real-life ingredient for suspended animation may not be too far off, scientists say. Hydrogen sulfide is the key stinky compound in rotting eggs and swamp gas.

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2008-03-25 11:20:00

Heart rate and metabolism drop, while blood pressure and oxygen levels maintained

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2006-04-07 06:05:00

The discovery of a possible hibernation hormone in the brain may unlock the mystery behind the dormant state. Hibernation allows animals from bears to rodents to survive unscathed -- in a state of suspended animation -- under the harshest of winter conditions.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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