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Suspended animation sounds like science fiction, but there are quite a few non-human animals that have the ability to enter in this low-metabolic state, including mice. Two studies have independently shown that the activation of certain neurons can induce a hibernation-like state in mice, hinting that the same might also be possible someday for humans. The implications would be far-reaching, with applications ranging from clinical medicine to interstellar space travel.

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Category: Science