The Case for Brain-Only Preservation

Link post

This is a great compilation of the arguments for why cryonics service providers should offer a brain-only option.

Not mentioned in the article: Note that a brain-only option is also offered by OregonCryo and Cryonics Germany.

Summary of the linked post:

The main advantages are:

  • Lower storage cost

  • Easier emergency relocation (because of size and legal status)

  • Lower “yuck” factor

  • Compatible with organ donation

  • Compatible with a burial ceremony

  • Reduction of fracturing

  • Permits emergency fixation (in case of ln2 delivery issues)

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