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
WTF

Dippin' Dots Is Launching a Cryogenics Company, Because Why Not

This is not a joke.
Mayukh Sen
1.5.18
How Not to Die

The Creepy, Insane, and Undeniably Romantic World of Cryonics

I went into it a skeptic—and I still don’t think it’ll work. And yet I’m sold.
Zoe Cormier
4.26.17
Mr. Freeze

The Father of Cryonics Never Really Died

Robert Ettinger 'died' in 2011 and was preserved according to his beliefs, but his work and message live on with his followers.
Mary Pilon
2.22.17
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
News

The Only Anti-Cryonics Law In North America Is Being Challenged In Court

Deep freezing could be coming to the North.
Jordan Pearson
11.25.16
uk

Teen Who Died of Cancer In U.K. Wins Right to Be Cryogenically Frozen

A 14-year-old British teen has been cryogenically frozen in the U.S. after dying from a rare form of cancer.
Susmita Baral
11.19.16
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
videos

Life Is Chill When You Believe Science Will Solve Death

Is cryonics real science, or a New Age religion? A Motherboard investigation.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
5.5.16
Science

A Mammal’s Brain Has Been Cryonically Preserved and Recovered

A team lead by a researcher at MIT says it has thawed a cryonically-frozen rabbit brain without causing structural damage.
Aaron Frank
2.9.16
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
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