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Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 22: Whatever Happened to Cryogenics?
So, are there just, like, a bunch of frozen bodies all hanging out together somewhere?
Curiosity Shop Show Notes:
Here are links to the sources and resources we used while researching this episode:
Links to research materials:
Cryogenics and Cryonics:
- The Antlantic Selects: Die. Freeze Body. Store. Revive: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/591979/cryonics/
- MentalFloss Article: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/20849/quick-8-eight-people-who-have-been-cryonically-preserved-and-one-who-wasnt
- Cyrogenic Institute’s Resource Page: https://www.cryonics.org/resources/
- Today I Found Out: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2020/03/what-happens-to-the-bodies-if-a-cryogenic-company-goes-bankrupt/
- Cnet Article: “Frozen In time Inside the Facility Preserving the Dead Through Cryonics” https://www.cnet.com/pictures/frozen-in-time-inside-alcor-life-extension-the-facility-preserving-the-dead-through-cryonics/
- Ask a Mortician: CRYONICS:
Further Patreon Reading:
- Trailer: Hope Frozen
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