Is it possible to bring someone back to life who has been cremated? What I'm taking about is taking some DNA from them from whatever object they touched days, weeks before their death and reconstructing a body from that DNA for them and making it so that their body and memory was set to the exact day of their death (or not depending on how old the DNA is).
I have a question for VOICE OF THE NIGHT and anyone else who has medical knowledge
|by Anonymous||reply 38||07/13/2013|
I am a doctor, and yes, it is possible.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||06/13/2013|
It has always been possible. Look at Jesus, f'rinstance.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||06/13/2013|
Why do you ask, OP?
|by Anonymous||reply 3||06/13/2013|
Oh. Em. Gee.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||06/13/2013|
Humanity is doomed.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||06/13/2013|
OP is writing a science fiction screenplay, and he wants to do things right. He wants that authenticity, so where else would he come, but to us, here.
Go for it OP. Just remember. We get an Executive Producer credit and that banner above the title: This is a Datalounge Production. Fuck Harvey Weinstein.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||06/13/2013|
You are on the right track, if the DNA is within 42 days old it is easy peasy, though we left them forget how they died. More than that and they come back with poor nipple placement I am afraid.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||06/13/2013|
Yes, this has been done.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||06/13/2013|
Oh my, is this the kind of person who pays $18 here? This has got to be a troll. Nobody could be this dumb.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||06/13/2013|
OP, Science Friday on Datalounge is actually on Fridays.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||06/13/2013|
Sorry Norman, mama's not coming home anymore and you can't "Jurassic Park" her.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||06/13/2013|
Oh, this is definitely a question for someone who's getting a medical degree at a diploma mill, bwahahaha.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||06/13/2013|
This same OP keeps posting shit about cloning someone to be "exactly the same" - he must be Norman Bates.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||06/13/2013|
It happens all the time, OP. About half the people you see on the streets are reincarnated from DNA. Didn't you know?
|by Anonymous||reply 14||06/13/2013|
The technology's not perfect but it's very close. Exciting times.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||06/13/2013|
No, OP. Heath is not coming back.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||06/13/2013|
Yes, OP. You can take your loved one's ashes to any MD and they'll clone them back to life. I don't think Obamacare will cover it, though.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||06/13/2013|
It's not really a 'medical' question - more biotechnology.
Restoring memory to the day of death is the science fiction part of OP's question. DNA can be used to recreate a genome. But scientists can't consistently restore the memory of a living person, so doing so for a dead person is a real stretch.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||06/13/2013|
R16 was Heath cremated? Because, if not, we can always clone him from a lock of his hair or some bone graft material. That would be something. To clone Heath.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||06/13/2013|
Even cloning someone's genome is not at all the same as bringing them back as an adult, it just means a copy of their DNA can be reborn as a new embryo. Though there would be developmental differences and such so it still wouldn't be biologically identical.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||06/13/2013|
I did not like Heath Ledger in his role as "Joker".
|by Anonymous||reply 21||06/13/2013|
All I need is a healthy ovum and I can clone my own Leonard Nimoy!
|by Anonymous||reply 22||06/13/2013|
The Heath Ledger Troll is wondering whether he should buy a napkin that Ledger once touched.
It's just not worth the money, unless he can build his own Heath.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||06/13/2013|
This is at least the fourth such thread you've posted in the past few days, OP. You are officially the freakiest troll we've ever had.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||06/13/2013|
It soon will be.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||06/13/2013|
We keep telling you "no", OP, so why do you keep asking?
It might be theoretically possible to clone someone from a DNA sample, but that person would have to grow from a blastocyte to an adult, and would have different memories than the original person.
There is nothing on the horizon that would re-create the memories of the original person, for the simple reason that MEMORIES ARE NOT ENCODED IN THE DNA SAMPLE YOU KEEP ASKING ABOUT. The DNA contains a plan for growing a brain, but each brain has to acquire its own memories. There's no way to transfer memories from one brain to another outside of far-future sci fi, and while the same sci-fi might say it's possible to read memories from an intact brain, you're not talking about an intact brain, you're talking about a DNA sample.
Again, DNA DOES NOT STORE MEMORIES.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||06/13/2013|
Op...stand before a mirror and say "Voice of the Night" 13 times. He will appear. But beware...his mind is fill of jagged shards of glass shaped like comic book characters. He'll cut ya.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||06/13/2013|
[quote]There is nothing on the horizon that would re-create the memories of the original person, for the simple reason that MEMORIES ARE NOT ENCODED IN THE DNA SAMPLE YOU KEEP ASKING ABOUT.
Then how do animals know how to hunt and mate? How does a salmon know to go to the ocean and then return to spawn? How does a bird know to fly south?
Are you sure it's just protein?
|by Anonymous||reply 28||06/13/2013|
Is OP G/R/Umpy?
|by Anonymous||reply 29||06/13/2013|
OP, please refer this question to your psychiatrist.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||06/13/2013|
[quote]Is OP G/R/Umpy?
It's just TTC, off her meds as usual.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||06/13/2013|
I was thinking, how cool would it be if we could clone ourselves! Yes we'd come back as tiny babies in Petrie dishes but we could raise ourselves, and be our own parents, and we could be nurturing, and supportive, and create a Gay master race. We'd be able to reproduce. I think that's what's really at the heart of OP's yearning. Even if only in their subconscious. Ya know?
|by Anonymous||reply 32||06/13/2013|
R28, memory and instinct are different things, and the OP was asking about recreating old memoires in a new brain.
Which is definitely not happening after the original brain has been cremated.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||06/14/2013|
Though I am an expert on virtually everything, I am a bit remiss on my knowledge of cloning. My husband and I, however, will soon be seeing a movie on cloning based upon a comic book, so I will update you then.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||06/21/2013|
LMAO @R34. That was sooooo VOTN.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||06/21/2013|
WW for R34! That was perfect!
|by Anonymous||reply 36||07/13/2013|
I saw it done on an episode of Fringe, so it must be true!
|by Anonymous||reply 37||07/13/2013|
Yes, R34 nailed it.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||07/13/2013|