In the News this Week: Cryogenics

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A Thai family decided to cryogenically freeze their deceased two-year-old after she died of brain cancer. The family is using an Arizona-based “life extension” service called Alcor to freeze their daughter’s brain. They hope in the future to bring her back to life along with a new body created for her. Read the article to find out how a body is cryogenically preserved, and check out our resources on the issue.

Frozen child: The youngest person to be cryogenically preserved


Cover image for The whole death catalog : a lively guide to the bitter end
Available at the Prescott Campus Library


Cover image for Cryogenics theory, processes and applications
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D., P. (2004). The Cryonics Gamble. Scientific American Special Edition, 14(3), 82-83
Available through Ebsco Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Database

Sandomir, R. (2005, ). Please don’t call the customers dead. New York Times (New York, NY)
Available through SIRS Researcher Database


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