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Jumpstart the Dead

06/01/2017 11:10 PM
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Re: jumpstart the clinically brain dead (not actually dead dead)

06/01/2017 11:41 PM

Reminds me of the episode in Season 1 of the Walking Dead TV series when they are at the CDC and watch as a human brain dies and is brought back to life.

That TV series makes more sense than the science of this at first glance. Surely neuron growth replacement makes more sense when the brain and heart are functional and able to adapt to the changes gradually.

What they are proposing seems far fetched at best to me, the brain is more like a jigsaw puzzle of square pieces, you cannot just throw it together randomly and expect the picture to appear.

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Re: jumpstart the clinically brain dead (not actually dead dead)

06/02/2017 12:07 AM

Any brain function recovery no matter how scrambled should still show a improvement for far left liberal types.

It ain't like they really got anything worse to work with.

I say start out with human trials with certain liberal colleges certain student organization members. If they get better, Great! If they kill them, Great anyway!

(And that's how you throw a political reference into a thread without looking like a troll.)

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06/02/2017 12:26 AM

I will take the moral high ground with my brain-dead, flesh-eating Zombies thank you very much.

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06/02/2017 4:24 PM

There were some experiments in 1933 in reviving the dead. Dr. Cornish succeeded in reviving a dead dog, but it was blind and apparently brain damaged.

"1933: DOCTOR TRIES REVIVING THE DEAD – WITH A SEE SAW

Robert E. Cornish (1903-63) was a Californian physician, academic and medical researcher, best known for his attempts to revive the dead. Born in San Francisco, Cornish was the Doogie Howser of his day: he completed high school at age 15, graduated from Berkley three years later and was licensed to practice medicine in his 21st year. In his mid 20s Cornish returned to Berkeley as a researcher where he worked on a number of projects, from reading glasses to the isolation of heavy water. But his pet interest was the resuscitation of human and animal cadavers after death, which Cornish thought entirely possible. By 1933 he had developed an unusual method of reanimation. Cornish’s ‘patients’ were strapped to a large see-saw, injected with adrenaline and heparin to thin the blood, then vigorously “teetered” to restore circulation. He attempted this bizarre experiment on several bodies without luck, coming to the conclusion that too long had elapsed since death for it to work.

In May 1934 Cornish turned his attentions to freshly euthanized dogs. He acquired five fox terriers, each pithily named Lazarus, and conducted his experiment. Three of them stayed dead while two were successfully revived, though both were rendered blind and insensible. Despite this rather inconclusive outcome, the experiments were hailed as a great success. Cornish was feted in the press and a 1935 film, Life Returns, was made about his work. After lapping up the celebrity, Cornish returned to more mundane areas of research. But in 1947 he reemerged with a scheme to “teeter” a freshly executed human cadaver. He found a willing participant, a child killer named Thomas McMonigle, who would be carried straight from the gas chamber to the ‘Cornish teeter’:" more

http://alphahistory.com/pastpeculiar/1934-doctor-revives-dead-see-saw/

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