Chasing Ghosts: Unlocking The Mysteries Of Human Hibernation

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The curious case of Mitsutaka Uchikoshi has puzzled experts for 16 years and counting. He was found with multiple broken bones, an empty stomach, and a dangerously low temperature 24 days after he fell while hiking down Mount Rokkō. We’re still unsure how he survived. However, the doctor that attended to him had a hunch; the freezing temperatures of the mountain may have put Uchikoshi’s body into a hibernation-like state where his cells slowed down to conserve energy. Could this be the first known case of human hibernation? Read full article here

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