Mark Roth:
Mark Roth: De schijndood ligt binnen ons bereik.

TED2010 · 18:13 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Mark Roth bestudeert de schijndood: de kunst om levensprocessen stop te zetten en weer op te starten. Het is spannende materie, maar geen sciencefiction. Opgewekt door zorgvuldig gebruik van een normaal gesproken giftig gas, kan de schijndood trauma- en hartaanvalslachtoffers helpen om lang genoeg te overleven om behandeling te krijgen.

Biochemist, cell biologist
Mark Roth's research has reawakened an unusual notion from the annals of science: reversible metabolic hibernation. Yes, putting living organisms into suspended animation — and bringing them back safely. Full bio
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