Could hibernation be induced in humans?

National / Science & Health Jun 12, 2020

Could hibernation be induced in humans?

Could humans eventually be induced to hibernate to protect them after an injury or preserve them during deep space travel? The idea is a staple of science fiction, but studies published on Thursday build on a growing field of research that experts say is "revolutionizing" ...

Natural strategies to cope with winter

Environment | WILD WATCH Feb 7, 2015

Natural strategies to cope with winter

by Mark Brazil

Jan. 19 is officially the coldest day of winter. Called daikan (major cold), the day coincided with some truly bitter weather in northern Japan this year. The mercury plummeted to minus 27.3 in Furano, central Hokkaido, and minus 31.3 in Esashi in the southwest, ...