[ExI] Plastination

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Wed Feb 2 01:10:22 UTC 2011

On 02/01/2011 03:03 PM, Kelly Anderson wrote:
> Has anyone seriously looked at plastination as a method for preserving
> brain tissue patterns?
> http://www.bodyworlds.com/en/institute_for_plastination/mission_objectives.html
> It seems to preserve extremely delicate structures and lasts for
> 10,000 years without keeping things cold. A technology advanced enough
> to unfreeze a brain seems like it would be able to work with these
> things just about as easily...
> -Kelly
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There was a good talk at the Citizen Scientist conference last year on 
precisely this.  John Smart and other are behind an initiative to move 
this forward.

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