Global Seed Vault: Syrian War Causes The Global Doomsday Seed Vault’s First Withdrawal

Published On September 25, 2015, by .

This is Part – 2 of the series on The Cold Storage Global Seed Vault at Svalbard. You can read Part – 1 here The doomsday seed vault on Norway’s remote Svalbard archipelago houses the world’s back up supply of seeds to ensure crop diversity. It contains deposits of nearly…

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Will Cryopreservation Solve the Organ Donation Crisis?

Published On July 30, 2014, by .

Can Human Organ Cryopreservation transform medicine the way refrigeration transformed the food industry?  Organ donation is a vital part of the various life-saving services that modern medicine offers. Medical science is at a stage today where we can successfully transplant various organs of the human body from one person to another…

Cold Chain Saves You From The Apocalypse

Published On July 3, 2014, by .

Svalbard Global Seed Vault In the 1800s, United States grew 7,100 varieties of Apples. By the beginning of the 21st century we had already lost 6,800 of them. With rising temperatures and changing global weather patterns, there is a greater threat posed to plant and animal life on the planet than ever…

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