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  • Alcor Life Extension Foundation [r]: Cryonics research non-profit based in Scottsdale, Arizona. [e]
  • Cryobiology [r]: The study of living organisms, organs, biological tissues or biological cells at low temperatures. [e]
  • Cryonics Institute [r]: A member-owned-and-operated not-for-profit corporation in Clinton Township, Michigan, which provides cryonics services. [e]
  • Cryonics [r]: The low-temperature preservation of corpses in the vague hope that resuscitation may eventually become possible in the future. [e]
  • Cryopreservation [r]: A process where cells or whole tissues are preserved by cooling to low sub-zero temperatures. [e]
  • Cryoprotectant [r]: A substance that protects biological tissue from freezing damage. [e]
  • Freezing [r]: The removal of heat from a liquid until it crystalizes. [e]
  • Glass transition temperature [r]: The temperature at which a glass-forming liquid transforms into a glass, which usually occurs upon rapid cooling. [e]
  • Glucose [r]: A monosaccharide (or simple sugar) and an important carbohydrate in biology, used by the living cell as a source of energy and metabolic intermediate. [e]
  • Immortalist Society [r]: Charitable organization devoted to research and education in cryonics and life extension. [e]
  • Kidney [r]: Organs in the dorsal region of the vertebrate abdominal cavity, functioning to maintain proper water and electrolyte balance, regulate acid-base concentration, and filter the blood of metabolic wastes, which are then excreted as urine. [e]
  • Life extension [r]: Medical and non-medical attempts to slow down or reverse the processes of aging, to extend both the maximum and average lifespan. [e]
  • Rabbit [r]: Long-eared, short-tailed, burrowing mammals of the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world. [e]
  • Supercooling [r]: Chilling a liquid below its freezing point, without it becoming solid. [e]