The science behind cryonics | Protagonist science

Transhumanist technologies part 2

We take a look behind the science of cryonics, its major challenges and promises. Contrary to common belief, biostasis is an established scientific concept we can both observe in nature and create in the laboratory. Yet pursuing cryonics asks a way more fundamental questions about the nature of our virtual personhood. Can what makes us us be preserved by current technology? Can we ever be brought back to existence? Would we ever want to live in a cryonic future?

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Philipp Markolin

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Science holds the keys to a world full of beauty and possibilities. I usually try something new.

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