Andor Kiss

Andor Kiss

Oct 05, 2014

Group 6 Copy 26
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    The North American wood frog Rana sylvatica can survive being frozen solid - no heartbeat, no brain activity. This animal survives the winter in a frozen state. In the Spring, the wood frog thaws out and spontaneously reanimates itself. The wood frog holds the key to organ cryopreservation, understanding how we can rapidly chill people in trauma cases while transporting them to hospital, as well as the key to long-term suspended animation.
    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Can we use fungi to break down our plastic and rubber waste?

    The massive and rapid accumulation of our plastic and rubber waste is a problem that we cannot afford...

    Blinded by the light: reducing shearwater deaths along a coastal highway in O'ahu, Hawai'i

    Wedge-tailed Shearwater chicks are attracted to lights and grounded due to collisions with utility wires / posts...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 41 people