Ecosystems can collapse suddenly and totally. Frozen zoos are trying to create archives of genetic material to prevent total extinctions.
Cryonics is no longer synonymous with science fiction. What are we technically capable of doing and what do we have the right to do?
Reader Adam Barclay, 44, wants to know if someone his age has any chance of living forever.
How far would you go to better your life, to live longer, to beat death? And how much can technology help us in that quest?
Nanotechnology may one day help make cryonics possible.
The science of reanimating the dead from deep freeze is one thing. But even if possible, it poses serious social and legal questions.
A UK court has allowed a 14-year-old girl's body to be frozen until doctors find a cure for the cancer that killed her. Is this latest example of cryogenics hope, hype or hell?
DeLillo's latest novel dwells on the implications of accelerating technology – including the practice of freezing dead bodies in the hope that one day, they could become immortal.
If frogs can freeze and live to tell the tale, why can't humans?