[ExI] Plastination

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Feb 2 07:34:48 UTC 2011

On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 04:03:32PM -0700, Kelly Anderson wrote:
> Has anyone seriously looked at plastination as a method for preserving
> brain tissue patterns?

Yes. It doesn't work.
> 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...

See http://brainpreservation.org/index.php?path=technology

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