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Humanity is finally ready for suspended animation

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2014

While not as thrilling as the suspended animation shown in sci-fi movies where the action involves long interstellar journeys, humanity is ready to start animation suspension tests for medical purposes, CNET reports. In a first for modern medicine, the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will suspend life in some patients with potentially fatal wounds in order to buy precious time for surgeons to be able to fix the problems. The technology behind this life suspension process involves replacing a patient’s blood with a cold saline solution that would cool the body from the inside. Meanwhile, a “heart-lung bypass machine would be used to restore blood circulation and oxygenation as part of the resuscitation process.” “We are suspending life, but we don’t like

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