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Scientists have returned from the dead. So far, only dogs

June 29 2005

Scientists think there are a few steps away from being able to uncover the secret of "the resurrection from the dead." It lies in the revolutionary technology that makes the body can enter into a state of temporary cessation of vital functions, and then again to revive.

Staff of the Centre for Research resuscitation Safar in Pittsburgh managed to revive dogs after a few hours after the registration of death - cardiac arrest and cessation of brain activity.

After that, from the veins of the experimental dogs the blood pumped out and replaced it with saline required temperature. At the same time produced an artificial cooling of the animals. As a result, their body temperature was lowered to 7 degrees, considering that the natural temperature of 37 degrees corresponds to tetrapods.

Three hours later, animals in cramped newly pumped blood and pure oxygen - heartbeat restored with the help of electric shock. According to scientists, during the "freezing" the tissues and organs of dogs have not changed. Moreover, the brains of dogs and was not injured. According to

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