Summary: Cryonics firm CryoGen makes a radical new proposal to freeze people before death, known as ‘mercy freezing.’ Customers will pay for the cryopreservation using a new blockchain based cryptocurrency called the CRYO. [Author: Brady Hartman. This article first appeared on LongevityFacts.] Cryonics is legally allowed only after death, and during this time the body starts to decay. Cryopreservation should ideally… Continue reading "Company Plans to Freeze Your Body Before Death"
Summary: Cryonics has long been a non-starter due to technical limitations. A week-old radical proposal by a Russian cryonics firm to freeze people before death, combined with technological advances in cryopreservation are shaking up the cryonics industry. When will cryonics be ready for prime time? [This article has been updated on 12/2/2017 and first appeared on LongevityFacts. For weekly articles, follow us… Continue reading "Can These New Advancements in Cryonics Revive Our Bodies After Freezing?"