Ettinger's body is the 106th to be frozen and stored at the Cryonics
Institute, which he founded in 1976, the Gaurdian reports.
So when a person's body is old, there's no reason to keep it," said Danila Medvedev, who runs KrioRus, the first cryonics
outfit outside the United States.
The practice of freezing a body, or just the head, in the hope that biotechnology will allow a dead person to be reanimated sometime in the future.
I saw cryonics
on daytime television when I was at university, I immediately thought that is for me,' he said.
PACO: Well, before we bring Adam Smith's ghost back through some new cryonics
method, explain to me how this is going to work.
Both the Dioramas and the Wax Museums might remind us of a storage unit in a cryonics
represent the meaning for preserving the whole body, head, or brain of persons, those are declared dead, in the hope for revival at some time in the future.
While the goings on in London were a little solemn, Barry kicked off his US trip with a trip to the Cryonics
The process is called cryonics
Derived from the Greek word for "cold," cryonics
has drawn widespread interest since 1967, when a 73-year-old psychology professor who died of cancer became the first human ever put into deep freeze.
Its editor-in-chief Alun Anderson said: 'We think that the cryonics
promotion is a way of making science interesting to everyone, not just scientists, which is exactly the same message we are trying to communicate about the magazine itself.
Nanotechnology also plays a role in what some consider the second best alternative to living forever: cryonics
News flash: Williams' daughter has asked President Bush and former Senator John Glenn to help stop her halrother from keeping the body of the former Boston Red Sox great in a deep freeze at a cryonics
lab in Arizona.