Medicine: Ice-hard Pig

At Los Angeles last week one Dr. Ralph Wiliard froze a guinea pig solid, then revived it. The guinea pig immediately nibbled a piece of spinach, apparently none the worse for refrigeration. Dr. Wiliard, 32, a swarthy, Russian-born chemist, next proposed to freeze & revive a dog, then a monkey, then an ape, then perhaps a human. His ultimate purpose: "To use freezing to kill bacteria of certain diseases while retaining suspended life in the tissues.'"

Before freezing the guinea pig last week, Dr. Wiliard injected sodium citrate into its veins to prevent its...

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