CRYONICS

studies

Researchers Have Restored Basic Brain Function in Dead Pigs

The brains, which were from a slaughterhouse, produced a flat wave as though in a comatose state.
Julian Morgans
5.7.18
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

Is Paying $80,000 to Freeze Your Head Worth Seeing What the Future Will Be?

Floating in a tank of liquid nitrogen, unable to control our destiny, is very unappealing. But it's much more appealing than being nibbled on by worms and bacteria.
Mary Pilon
2.7.17
Photo

This Photographer Spent a Decade Shooting Cryonics Enthusiasts

Murray Ballard has documented everyone from amateur cryonicists in the UK to America's "father of cryonics."
Fin Murphy
6.7.16
daily vice

We Hear a Cryonics Rock Opera on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Matthew Deutsch is so invested in cryonics—the process of deep freezing a body with the hope of reanimating it at a later time—he wrote a rock opera about it.
VICE Staff
5.9.16
Post Mortem

How to Freeze Your Brain and Live Forever (Maybe)

Companies have refined cryonics technology to better preserve peoples' brains after death. But so far, no one knows how to turn a cryogenically frozen​ brain back into a living person.
Simon Davis
1.29.16
Stuff

Is Cryotherapy a Miraculous Cure-All or a Dangerous Health Fad?

Cryotherapy, the practice of standing or laying in a freezing chamber for up to three minutes, is becoming increasingly popular for its numerous, unproven health benefits. But are these alleged benefits worth the risk?
Brian McManus
10.28.15
Motherboard

I Was a Teenage Cryonicist

Seventeen-year-old Matthew Deutsch is planning to brain freeze himself and his dogs into eternity.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
7.9.12
The Catholic Guilt Issue

The Corpse

Of the many rumors surrounding Bredo Morstoel, here is the most endearing: He arranged his deathbed pillows into a secret signal for his grandson.
Sam McPheeters
5.2.10