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Scientists Overcome Huge Cryogenics Obstacle, Freezing And Reviving Humans Closer To Reality - EconoTimes;

Scientists Overcome Huge Cryogenics Obstacle, Freezing And Reviving Humans Closer To Reality - EconoTimes

EconoTimesScientists Overcome Huge Cryogenics Obstacle, Freezing And Reviving Humans Closer To RealityEconoTimesCryogenics, cryonics, cryopreservation, what have you, the idea is the same; freeze a living human being and then revive them later on. For now, this kind of science is still on the fringes of accepted theories, but it's been a popular sci-fi element ...and more »

Organ banks for transplants may become a reality - Times of India;

Organ banks for transplants may become a reality - Times of India

Times of IndiaOrgan banks for transplants may become a realityTimes of IndiaA new scientific advance can boost the number of donated organs available for transplant, and reduce a critical shortage that leads to thousands of deaths each year. Deep freezing organs and tissue through cryopreservation has been possible since 1980s ...and more »

How To Unfreeze Cryopreserved Organs: New Technology Thaws Heart, Kidneys With Minimal Risk Of Tissue Damage - Tech Times;

How To Unfreeze Cryopreserved Organs: New Technology Thaws Heart, Kidneys With Minimal Risk Of Tissue Damage - Tech Times

Tech TimesHow To Unfreeze Cryopreserved Organs: New Technology Thaws Heart, Kidneys With Minimal Risk Of Tissue DamageTech TimesA major scientific breakthrough promises to revolutionize cryopreservation and facilitate the transplant process by making organs more readily available to patients. The new technology minimizes the damage associated with unfreezing cryopreserved ...and more »

Reviving Frozen Organs: Nanotech May Pave the Way - Live Science;

Reviving Frozen Organs: Nanotech May Pave the Way - Live Science

Live ScienceReviving Frozen Organs: Nanotech May Pave the WayLive ScienceFrozen organs could be brought back to life safely one day with the aid of nanotechnology, a new study finds. The development could help make donated organs available for virtually everyone who needs them in the future, the researchers say. The number ...and more »

Magnet-Powered Nanoparticle Superheaters Could Transform Organ Donation - NOVA Next;

Magnet-Powered Nanoparticle Superheaters Could Transform Organ Donation - NOVA Next

NOVA NextMagnet-Powered Nanoparticle Superheaters Could Transform Organ DonationNOVA NextAcross the U.S., 22 people die waiting for an organ transplant every day. And even when organs are available, many fail to reach a matched recipient before becoming unusable. Today, about 120,000 people are on the waitlist for an organ transplant in ...and more »

Iron nanoparticles could bring organs back from a deep freeze - New Atlas;

Iron nanoparticles could bring organs back from a deep freeze - New Atlas

New AtlasIron nanoparticles could bring organs back from a deep freezeNew AtlasAccording to researchers at the University of Minnesota (UM), over 60 percent of the hearts and lungs donated for transplantation every year need to be disposed of because they can't be stored on ice for longer than four hours. While deep-freezing ...and more »

Scientists Have Made a Huge Breakthrough In Cryogenics - Futurism;

Scientists Have Made a Huge Breakthrough In Cryogenics - Futurism

FuturismScientists Have Made a Huge Breakthrough In CryogenicsFuturismCurrent methods for keeping organs viable for transplant only last a few hours — and half of donated hearts and lungs are thrown out each year because they don't make it to patients in time. A new technique using nanoparticles to heat the tissues at ...and more »

Why A Shocking Number Of Donated Organs End Up In The Trash - Refinery29;

Why A Shocking Number Of Donated Organs End Up In The Trash - Refinery29

Refinery29Why A Shocking Number Of Donated Organs End Up In The TrashRefinery29Here's a shocking statistic: More than 60% of donated hearts and lungs are thrown away every year, according to a new study that aims to change that fact. As a registered organ donor, this news hits me right in the, well, heart. But in all honesty, it ...and more »

First step to help preserved organs survive the deep freeze - CTV News;

First step to help preserved organs survive the deep freeze - CTV News

CTV NewsFirst step to help preserved organs survive the deep freezeCTV NewsWASHINGTON -- Deep-freezing donated organs might one day help improve the transplant supply but scientists must first figure out how to thaw the delicate tissue without it cracking. Now researchers are taking a first step toward that goal, using ...and more »

New advance could boost available organs for transplant - Daily Nation;

New advance could boost available organs for transplant - Daily Nation

Daily NationNew advance could boost available organs for transplantDaily NationTests performed after the re-warming showed the tissues were unharmed, unlike tissue re-warmed slowly over ice or via convection heating. The solution could also be easily rinsed off the tissue afterwards. "This is the first time that anyone has been ...and more »

A scientific breakthrough could save hundreds of lives by allowing hospitals to store organs for transplant - Daily Mail;

A scientific breakthrough could save hundreds of lives by allowing hospitals to store organs for transplant - Daily Mail

Daily MailA scientific breakthrough could save hundreds of lives by allowing hospitals to store organs for transplantDaily MailThe scientists say they are 'cautiously hopeful' the technique could work to save a human kidney or heart. There are currently 6,500 people in Britain on the list for a transplant, with around 400 a year dying while they wait. Dr Bischof added: 'These ...and more »

US scientists find way to safely thaw cryopreserved tissues - Reuters

US scientists find way to safely thaw cryopreserved tissuesReutersCHICAGO U.S. researchers have taken a major step toward the use of frozen or cryopreserved tissues and organs for transplantation, an advance that may one day ease the shortage of available organs, experts said on Tuesday. Although scientists have ...and more »

Will we be able to cryogenically freeze organs one day? - CNN;

Will we be able to cryogenically freeze organs one day? - CNN

CNNWill we be able to cryogenically freeze organs one day?CNN(CNN) A milestone in cryobiology announced this week is literally heart-warming. A new nanoparticle technology warmed cryopreserved heart valves and blood vessels without damaging the tissues, found a study published Wednesday in the journal Science ...and more »

U of M Organ Warming Study Could Mean Many Lives Saved - KSTP.com;

U of M Organ Warming Study Could Mean Many Lives Saved - KSTP.com

KSTP.comU of M Organ Warming Study Could Mean Many Lives SavedKSTP.comA new discovery at the University of Minnesota could save the lives of millions of people waiting for organ and tissue transplants. A research team has successfully rewarmed large-scale heart valves and blood vessels. The next step will be warming up ...and more »

Cryogenic Preservation of Human Organs Is Now Inevitable - Inverse;

Cryogenic Preservation of Human Organs Is Now Inevitable - Inverse

InverseCryogenic Preservation of Human Organs Is Now InevitableInverseIn a huge breakthrough for transplant medicine, scientists have developed a successful technique for rewarming cryogenically frozen tissue. Cutting-edge nanotechnology is now able to rapidly reheat biological samples that have been vitrified — which ...and more »

U of M researchers work to preserve organs longer - KARE;

U of M researchers work to preserve organs longer - KARE

KAREU of M researchers work to preserve organs longerKAREMINNEAPOLIS - Researchers at the University of Minnesota may be on their way to eliminating the need for an organ transplant list. In a lab at the University of Minnesota's Mechanical Engineering building, professor John Bischof and his team show us ...and more »

Organ trafficking - The News International

Organ traffickingThe News InternationalIn 2007, the Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissue Ordinance was the country's first act to criminalise organ trafficking. It was later followed by the Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act in 2010. However, the increasing rate of organ ...and more »

New technology rewarms large-scale tissues preserved at low temperatures - UMN News;

New technology rewarms large-scale tissues preserved at low temperatures - UMN News

UMN NewsNew technology rewarms large-scale tissues preserved at low temperaturesUMN NewsUniversity of Minnesota researchers led a team that are the first to demonstrate successful, fast, and uniform warming hundreds of degrees Celsius per minute of large-scale preserved tissue without damaging the tissue. Credit: University of Minnesota.and more »

First step to help preserved organs survive the deep freeze - Yahoo Singapore News;

First step to help preserved organs survive the deep freeze - Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore NewsFirst step to help preserved organs survive the deep freezeYahoo Singapore NewsIn this photo provided by the University of Minnesota, professor John Bischof works in a lab. Bischof, senior author of the study on deep-freezing donated organs, said: "we are cautiously optimistic that we're going to be able to get into a kidney or ...and more »

Will we be able to cryogenically freeze organs one day? - KSAT San Antonio

Will we be able to cryogenically freeze organs one day?KSAT San AntonioA new nanoparticle technology warmed cryopreserved heart valves and blood vessels without damaging the tissues, found a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine. According to the researchers, this means that ...and more »