Re: COMMERCIAL: Re: A new and powerful cryonics org is coming!

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Tue Jan 15 2002 - 02:12:22 MST

On Mon, 14 Jan 2002, Michael M. Butler wrote:

> When or if some new "org" (an expression I deprecate, since it has a
> long association with Elron and the Co$) can deliver a whole body
> vitrification with good annealing (_no_ cracks in time periods

Um, annealing is not possible. Tissue glass doesn't anneal. The only way
to prevent cracks is to store at -130 C or slightly below. Cracks are
irrelevant, anyway. They're few and macroscopic, and do not erase
information as the surfaces are complementary. The real issue lies at
ultrastructural scale. Not getting mush there is important.

> measured in years), I will consider changing my arrangements with
> Alcor.
> Alcor has a track record. So does LEF. So does Mike Darwin. The track

I'm not impressed with any organizations which are in operation. There's
considerable difference between the PR facade and what happens out in the

> records are, shall we say, distinct.

Notice that Mike is not running the shop.

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