The freezing of a living or dead body so as to hold that body in a state of biostasis, to be revived at a later point in time.

Articles on that refer to Cryonics

Why Cryosuspension Makes Sense By Terry Grossman
Dialogue between Ray Kurzweil, Eric Drexler, and Robert Bradbury By K. Eric Drexler, Ray Kurzweil, and Robert Bradbury
Notes and References By K. Eric Drexler
Movie reviews: A Beautiful Mind, Vanilla Sky, Waking Life By Amara D. Angelica
The Alcor Conference on Extreme Life Extension By Ray Kurzweil
Chapter 9: A Door To The Future By K. Eric Drexler
If Uploads Come First By Robin Hanson
Surfing The Singularity: Damien Broderick By Amara D. Angelica
Life Extension and Overpopulation By Max More

News Articles that refer to Cryonics

Michigan orders Cryonics Institute to close
Frozen Brains Awaiting Resurrection Day in Storage
Is 'Star Trek' our future?
The Alcor Conference on Extreme Life Extension: a report
How to reanimate the brain
Cryonics reanimation of the brain: update
Enhancing and protecting the brain for life extension
A Cold Calculus Leads Cryonauts To Put Assets on Ice
Australian gets go-ahead to deep-freeze himself and parents
TransVision 2007 explores transhuman frontiers

Related Links

Ralph Merkle's Cryonics Page
Alcor Life Extension