cryopreservation

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cryopreservation

[¦krī·ō‚prez·ər′vā·shən]
(engineering)
Preservation of food, biologicals, and other materials at extremely low temperatures.
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How dare ask the daughter, who was herself in cryogenic suspension.
7 Underworld: Awakening (18) Kate Beckinsale returns as avenging vampire Selene, who wakes from 12 years of cryogenic suspension to lead the fanged hordes against the humans, who want to cleanse the earth of bloodsuckers and werewolves.
Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein's action-packed film is a dull, soporific affair, welcoming back Kate Beckinsale in her skin-tight leathers as avenging vampire Selene (Beckinsale), who wakes from 12 years of cryogenic suspension to lead the fanged hordes against the humans, who want to cleanse the Earth of bloodsuckers and werewolves.
Vampire warrior Selene (Beckinsale), who has been in cryogenic suspension for 12 years, wakes from her slumber and escapes imprisonment to lead the fanged forces against the humans, who are no longer simply food but fearsome and heavily armed adversaries.
For many hundreds of failed musicians who had the misfortune to be creating music in Wales before the lifting of the Leek Curtain in the mid-90s, link2wales is the only way we will be preserved for posterity; especially if my home lab experiments into cryogenic suspension continue to be such an unmitigated failure.
Getting him there is the purpose of the inventively gory preamble in which, recovered to Crystal Lake Research Facility, Jason slices and dices an assortment of scientists and officials (among them a gleefully cameoing David Cronenberg) before being sent into cryogenic suspension by plucky lab assistant Rowan (Lexa Doig).
Which was just as well because, it was as if Rob Birch and his cohorts had spent the last decade in cryogenic suspension.

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