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One of the most devastating moments in the Star Wars series is when Han Solo is frozen in carbonite. He is unfrozen pretty easily in Return of the Jedi, but how would that work with our current technology? We freeze human cells all the time, but is it possible to safely freeze and unfreeze an entire human body? This is the question we tackle this week, and it takes us to some very interesting places. We talk about Mr. Freeze, cryoprotectants, microwaved burritos, therapeutic hypothermia, and even zombies!
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