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March 25th, 2010 - Open Knowledge — LiveJournal

Mar. 25th, 2010

09:48 am - Brain Preservation Technology Prize

How far has brain preservation technology progressed in the intervening decades?” and “Exactly what level of brain preservation is necessary to have a reasonable chance of restoring a person?

A Brain Preservation Technology Prize has the unique ability to get the scientific community to start asking these questions. It can accomplish this purely by putting forward a clear set of milestones for a preservation technique to achieve. Brain preservation is simply the only possible alternative to death on the near-term (<20 years) horizon, but today there is almost no serious research being performed on the topic. We simply must reinvigorate scientific debate on this important subject. A well publicized and adequately funded prize will do just that.

via brainpreservation.org

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03:09 pm - “Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.” --Lord Chesterf

“Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.” --Lord Chesterfield

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