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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeJun 15th 2019
     
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    Brain advice from the DailyFail is an oxymoron
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeJun 28th 2019
     
    Miniature brains grown in the lab have human-like neural activity.


    https://edition.cnn.com/2019/06/27/health/mini-brain-activity-study/index.html
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    Posted By: TrimMiniature brains grown in the lab have human-like neural activity.


    https://edition.cnn.com/2019/06/27/health/mini-brain-activity-study/index.html


    Thank goodness they have no mini-souls. Imagine the can of worms that would open up.
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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeJun 28th 2019
     
    One doesn't like to be difficult but, to expand upon your implication...who says they don't?
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    The Ministry of Mini-souls, of course.
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeJun 28th 2019 edited
     
    What about them foetuses that have the same size brain that can't be aborted even if they got Zika virus?
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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2019
     
    "What do you do with technologies that people want, but aren't good for them?"


    Cash in. That's capitalism.
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeJan 27th 2020
     
    A human brain in a 'bottle' if still kept alive would spend a lot of time in a deep coma and most of the rest in a form of VR.

    As more is understood about the brain small bits would be cut away for fast dehydration and freezing, for later reassembly and awakening.

    Has to be small bits of dehydrated brain otherwise the brain cells would rupture.

    Probably the only way the 'original' brain could be saved and not just a copy.

    It obviously depends on how long a chilled brain in a nutrient tank could survive for.
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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeJan 27th 2020
     
    Death sounds preferable.
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    I don't know wtf he's on about.
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2020
     
    Cryogenics, freezing small bits of the brain at a time without rupturing the cell structure.

    Extremely difficult to link them up again but much easier then restoring individual brain cells.

    Of course the bigger the bit of brain that can be partially dehydrated before freezing the better.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5462963/Humans-frozen-cryogenics-revived-using-stem-cells.html

    If we could produce a really, really intense magnetic field we could in theory hold the brain in stasis but that is thousands of years away.
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    Not even in theory
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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2020
     
    It would be just as easy to regrow it from the ashes.
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2020
     
    Posted By: Andrew PalfreymanNot even in theory


    It has been theorized so you are wrong.


    Posted By: AngusIt would be just as easy to regrow it from the ashes.


    That is probably impossible for even extremely advanced aliens.

    Cryogenic would be a lot easier but would an overcrowded planet welcome the undead?
    • CommentAuthorloreman
    • CommentTimeJan 28th 2020
     
    Somebody wrote a SF story about that, back in the ‘70”s I think. Advanced aliens had come to Earth which was completely dead. They reconstructed people from little bits and pieces. The last one reconstructed, one of the latest dead, promptly disappears and turns out to have basically god-like powers. Turned out humanity had become incredibly advanced but by chance hadn’t discovered some technology the aliens had which allowed them to navigate interstellar space.
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    Posted By: Trim
    Posted By: Andrew PalfreymanNot even in theory


    It has been theorized so you are wrong.


    Posted By: AngusIt would be just as easy to regrow it from the ashes.


    That is probably impossible for even extremely advanced aliens.

    Cryogenic would be a lot easier but would an overcrowded planet welcome the undead?


    theory =/= wild conjecture