Eugene Leitl wrote:
I am in the process of scanning some EM slides, depicting neurotissue
damage occuring on all scales (forget about microns), both in the
typical cryonics patient, and the unrealistic best case (rabbit
vitrification/controls). After I get some people (F*hy, Darwin) to
write interpretations of these, I'll put them online, for your
edification/little screams of horror.
I REALLY look forward to reading your report. I have read Mike Darwin's
papers and they really rattled me despite my overall confidence in cryonics.
Please, just be sure to get more people then Darwin doing a review of the
slides, even though he is indeed very sharp. I hope Fahy does agree to do
it also, and perhaps several others too. I would like to see to what extent
there will be a difference of opinion both regarding brain structure damage,
and to what degree that damage will impair attempts to fully restore the
brain, even with a mature medical nanotech.
And as John Clarke very perceptively asked, are the slides of frozen or
best regards to you and with great hopes for this endeavor,
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