antifreeze proteins
Freezing Cells
Freezing Cells
Megan Scudellari | Jan 31, 2013
A handful of species have learned how to survive in freezing climates. To do so, the animals must counteract the damaging effects of ice crystal formation, or keep from freezing altogether. Here are a few ways they do it.
Frogcicle
Frogcicle
Megan Scudellari | Jan 31, 2013
Watch as the astounding wood frog uses cellular cryopreservation tricks to freeze, thaw, and live to croak about it.
A Chill Issue
A Chill Issue
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 31, 2013
The very cold, the merely chilled, and the colorful
Icing Organs
Icing Organs
Megan Scudellari | Jan 31, 2013
Why scientists are so near and yet so far from being able to cryopreserve organs