The cryonics lab I work at calls itself an “ambulance to the future". It’s often pointed out that there are cases in which humans have survived severe hypothermia and been revived after warming. Cryonics in its current form is more of a religion than a science. Series. Such cases are relatively uncommon (most still die), and I can’t help but note that in no cases that I’ve been able to find has a “human popsicle” (i.e., a human frozen solid) ever survived and been revived. Cryonics in its current form is more of a religion than a science. These people will never be revived. His body was cryogenically frozen, hoping, like many others, to be revived and cured in the next decades. The first cryogenically frozen person has been revived. Doing this in a way that preserves cell function—especially regarding connectivity in the human brain—is way beyond our current capabilities. We hope the same, buddy. So far, no one has been successfully revived after being cryonically frozen, but that doesn't stop people from getting preserved like this after their death. These people will never be revived. Unfortunately, everyone who has ever been frozen so far is essentially turned to mush. 4.8k. “No adult human has ever been revived from temperatures far below freezing. In 2009, Hal Finney declared in an article on his website that he was suffering from Amyotrophic Sclerosis, and died five years later, at the age of 58. He went on: “Cryonically bringing someone back to life should definitely be doable in 100 years, but it could be as soon as ten.” Dennis’ Cryonics Institute in Michigan has almost 2,000 people signed up to be frozen after they die, and 160 patients already frozen in tanks of liquid nitrogen. Nobody has yet been revived, but preservation of memory is thought to be plausible for a couple of reasons. Cryonics patients are cared for in the expectation that future technology, especially molecular nanotechnology, will be available to reverse damage associated with the cryonics process.” 1.4K views View 6 Upvoters As of this writing, no human has yet been revived after their body temperature has been lowered to a level far below freezing. Unfortunately, everyone who has ever been frozen so far is essentially turned to mush. Bedford was dying from kidney cancer at the age of 73 in 1966 when he made plans to become the first successfully frozen corpse of cryonics pioneer Bob Nelson. Close. But the technique, known as "aldehyde stabilized cryopreservation," has two limitations that differ from the promise of cryonics. 4.8k. Archived. User account menu. Posted by 2 years ago. However, the point of cryonics lies in the hope that technology will eventually advance enough to allow this to happen. Yet been revived, but preservation of memory is thought to be plausible a... 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