Would You Preserve Your Brain For A Chance At Immortality?

Would You Preserve Your Brain For A Chance At Immortality?

It’s a hard bargain: You might live forever if you go through with Nectome’s brain preservation process, but you’ll have to die first. Mad scientist startup Nectome has already raised $1 million to explore a method of preserving brains called vitrifixation. As MIT Review explains, it’s a “high-tech embalming process,” a technique also referred to …

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Digital Immortality Phase One – Resurrecting the Dead With Chat Bots?

Digital Immortality Phase One - Resurrecting the Dead With Chat Bots?

A Swedish funeral agency called Fenix intends to experiment with creating “digital copies” of the deceased, and they’re looking for volunteers. Don’t get too excited. Yet. The agency’s first order of business is to focus strictly on text, which would mimic the personality of the deceased and answer simple questions, maybe talk about the weather, …

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Keanu Reeves Addresses Immortality Rumors

As we all know, Keanu Reeves is an immortal vampire masquerading as an ordinary human being. We’re on to him. It’s established. The deception that he’s anything other than an ageless, regenerating time lord is forfeit. We know the truth, now. And yet, he persists with the charade.

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Are You Ready To Be Upgraded?

In a recent interview with Vice Magazine’s Becky Ferreira, cybernetics expert Kevin Warwick describes the possible future of human space exploration. While up to this point we’ve focused solely on adapting extraterrestrial environments to suit our bodies, many scientists believe it’s time we start modifying our bodies to fit those environments — or even ditching the …

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Simulated Immortality At The End Of The Universe

The Omega Point Theory

Immortality is a strange thing. Even if humans one day unlock the ability to live forever, all life must inevitably face the end of the universe itself. Or does it? Believe it or not, there exist certain peculiar theories that would promise humans immortality, despite the ultimate death of the universe. These theories, unorthodox as …

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The Soviet Film Agency’s “Experiments In The Revival Of Organisms”

In 1940, the Soviet Film Agency released a motion picture titled “Experiments In The Revival Of Organisms.” It was a brief showcase, if you will, of their scientists’ purported work in “reanimation,” or the resurrection of deceased animals. The dog head isolation experiment, which begins at about 2:35, is particularly interesting. “The isolated head even …

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