Science: Deep-Freeze

After long years of work in a jumbled, gadget-filled laboratory at St. Louis University, a biologist announced 14 years ago some results of his experiments with the mysterious forces of life & death. Basile J. Luyet, a priest of the order of missionaries of St. Francis de Sales, had succeeded in freezing onion skin and other plant tissue into a state of suspended animation: reheated, his experimental tissues began to grow again.

Father Luyet's modest report of his work furthered some extravagant speculation. Perhaps men might be put into deep-freeze and revived thousands of years later. At the very least, spermatozoa...

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