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Nectome Wants to Preserve Your Brain for Decades, But the Process Will Kill You

If you’ve ever dreamed of preserving consciousness beyond death and living on in the cloud, a new startup has a brain freeze to sell you. An episode of Black Mirror is now reality.

In the latest case of Silicon Valley chasing immortality, one of Y Combinator’s ventures aims to chemically freeze human brains in order to preserve the neurons and synapses, theoretically also preserving the memories stored there.