[extropy-chat] Sasha is alive!
pharos at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 22:29:20 UTC 2007
On 1/5/07, benboc wrote:
> I'm thinking, maybe something a little more ... achievable?
> Imagine you've done all you can to stay healthy and alive, and now
> you're declining fast, and the prospect of death or cryonics is all you
> can see.
> I'm thinking along the lines of some type of extreme life-support
> technology that you could use at this point. There are currently
> intensive-care techniques that can keep very sick people alive, so i'm
> musing that some kind of extension of this may be able to keep someone
> who's sickness is old age, alive?
I understand there is some research going into hibernation for humans.
Mainly for long space trips. e.g. two years to Mars.
But it could buy a few extra years for ageing humans, if it becomes feasible.
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