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Scheme for mind-uploading centuries in the future

14-Mar-2018

Key points from article :

Brain’s connectome contains 150 trillion microscopic synaptic connections.

Data could possibly be used, centuries later, to reconstruct a whole-brain emulation.

Startup company Nectome that has won a large NIH grant for whole-brain nanoscale preservation and imaging.

Unlike cryonics intent is to preserve the information content of the brain.

Brain's vascular system perfuse with the toxic fixative glutaraldehyde, then frozen.

Nectome has a $10,000 (refundable) wait list.

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Academic

World expert in organ cryopreservation and Chief Scientific Officer at 21st Century Medicine

Company Representative

CEO at Nectome Inc.