Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives
Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives
A clinical trial is underway to see if suspended animation, in which the body is cooled to 10–15 °Celsius, could slow patients’ decline and give doctors time to operate.
Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives
Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives

A clinical trial is underway to see if suspended animation, in which the body is cooled to 10–15 °Celsius, could slow patients’ decline and give doctors time to operate.

A clinical trial is underway to see if suspended animation, in which the body is cooled to 10–15 °Celsius, could slow patients’ decline and give doctors time to operate.

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Image of the Day: Keep a Cool Head 
Image of the Day: Keep a Cool Head 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 17, 2018
Scientists take a close look at how cloven hoofed mammals use selective brain cooling to survive in the heat. 
Image of the Day: Vessels For Days
Image of the Day: Vessels For Days
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2017
A novel contrast agent made up of tiny iron oxide nanoparticles can label blood vessels, and highlight adverse events such cerebral ischemia, in dogs and monkeys.