Freeze your brain at death to hopefully reanimate in the future.
Alcor Life Extension Foundation – http://www.alcor.org/
Cryonics is the science of using ultra-cold temperature to preserve human life with the intent of restoring good health when technology becomes available to do so.
Cryonics Institute – http://www.cryonics.org/
Our objective is not profit, but to help our members who choose cryopreservation to have an opportunity live again to see a brighter future.
KrioRus – http://kriorus.ru/en
First and only cryonics company in Eurasia.
Formed in 2003 it has now cryopreserved 56 people with more than 200 people signed up.
Trans Time – http://www.transtime.com/
Cares for people while the medical treatment for their illness can be discovered.
Suspended Animation – http://suspendedanimationlabs.com/
Biotechnology company that develops hypothermia inducing techniques and technologies.
Alcor Receives $5 Million Donation – Fight Aging – 17-May-2018
Alcor has received a $5,000,000 contribution to fund cryonics research.
It is a significant fraction of the existing Alcor assets.
Alcor Life Extension Foundation is one of the two oldest US cryonics providers.
Brad Armstrong became a member in 2016 and has made money on cryptocurrencies.
Hal Finney Cryonics Research Fund will support reversible low-temperature storage.
The science of cryopreserving the human body – Phys – 24-Apr-2018
Animals produce a antifreeze proteins to prevent cell damaage.
Current research in humans is mostly devoted to organ transplant.
Blood replaced by an organ preservation solution.
Expoerts think solution does not penetrate cells to solve damage.
Alcor currently hosts 156 people that have been cryopreserved.
Loophole Might Allow Cryogenic Freezing While Alive – IFL science – 14-Nov-2017
Human cryogenics is legal in some countries, but you have to be dead first.
May not apply if you go to a country where euthanasia is legal.
Russian cryonics company KrioRus is hoping to fund a bunker in Switzerland.
Assisted suicide from non-selfish motives is legal in Switzerland.
COMMENT: any financial motivation for the company may contravene this exemption applied to non-profit organisations.
Alcor Cryopreservation Charges Unchanged – Alcor – 19-Sep-2017
Annual Meeting agreed to leave minimums 2011 levels.
Whole Body: $200,000
Lifting The Lid On Cryonics – Billionaire – 17-Aug-2017
An estimated 2,500 bodies around the world have been ‘frozen’ in the hope of some future resurrection.
This is technically not freezing but vitrification, in which the body is treated with chemicals and chilled to super-cold temperatures so that molecules are locked in place and a solid is formed.
COMMENT: I think currently its better to spend your money on life extension treatments, but if you’re in your last days and have the money – why not?
New procedure wins Brain Preservation Prize – Kurzweil AI – 9-Feb-2016
21st Century Medicine team has won the Small Mammal Brain Preservation Prize and get about £18,000.
Demonstrated that their protocol preserves the entire connectome of a rabbit brain including cell membranes, synapses, and intracellular structures such as synaptic vesicles.
Test is on an isolated brain to can’t check that functionality, memories or personality in tact.
Highlights how much a of a last-chance gamble cryopreservation currently is.
Want to Live Forever? What It Costs to Get a Shot at It – MoneyTalksNews – 20-Nov-2015
Cryonics – the practice of preserving people then reanimating them at some future date.
A few hundred bodies worldwide have been preserved after death this way since 1967 by companies like Alcor and the Cryonics Institute.
Fees range from $30,000 to about $200,000 total.
Save money by only preserving your head.
People declared legally dead have virtually no rights, so keeping money out of the hands of your heirs and set aside for your future use becomes problematic.