X-Message-Number: 2638
Newsgroups: sci.cryonics
From:  (Timothy Freeman)
Subject: Re: BPI Tech Briefs
Message-ID: <>
References: <> <>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 1994 15:41:31 GMT

In article <>  (Stephen 
Bogner) writes:

   Am I correct in assuming that cryonics is sufficiently controversial that 
   animal studies are not being approved or conducted for ethical reasons?

Animal studies have been done in the past to test suspension
protocols.  Assuming that the animal is well anesthetized during the
experiment and it never wakes up afterward, I see no new ethical issue
here.  One of the earlier BPI tech briefs proposed a series of animal

I think the obstacles are money and time.
Tim Freeman <>    

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