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Postby temidayo » Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:42 pm

i am doing a research on how to bring a dead cell back to live which might lead to the bringing back of a dead person.please people ji need you guy to help on this by giving me articles,resaerchs publications,even give me possible theories available.
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Postby mith » Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:07 pm

Attach two bolts to the neck

Use lightning rod to harness electricity.

???

Profit.
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Postby canalon » Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:47 am

The complte protocol being in Shelley, M. (1818) The modern Prometheus .

But on topic, when a cell is dead, it is usually not reversible and damages are often quick to appear. So short of mith jokes. I do not really think that your research is going to go very far.
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Postby mith » Fri Jun 20, 2008 4:46 am

You might research cryoreanimation but it's hard to say whether the frozen specimen is really "dead".
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Re: reanimation

Postby pdavis68 » Sun Sep 07, 2008 5:10 pm

Depends on your definition of bringing a dead person back to life. After 8 minutes of death (unless lowered temperatures are involved), the damage to the brain is simply irreversible.

You might want to look into Apoptosis vs Necrosis. One might be able to reverse the apoptosis cycle in a cell, but necrosis is pretty much irreversible and, once apoptosis has past a certain point, the damage done is also irreversible.

As for cryogenically frozen people, that's pretty much out right now as well, since freezing causes ice crystals to form in the cells, rupturing their membranes. Until we can come up with a solution (something to mix in the plasma that raises the freezing point and isn't toxic) to the ice crystals, you can pretty much forget reanimating those. (In other words, don't expect Walt Disney to be coming back to life, EVER).
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