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"No one has ever produced a statement of fact that was technically true. The most accurate statements of science we have today are accurate to only 15 decimal places."
- Bart Kosko

Corporol  
  Preserves and maintains the body.  

He got hold of an Egyptian mummy and set about analyzing every gum and drug that the ancients had used to preserve it. And naturally he found their secret of preserving the body from decay...

He says he's going in there to take his anadrenalin and an injection of the preserving fluid which he calls "corporal".

From A Race Through Time, by Donald Wandrei.
Published by Astounding Science Fiction in 1933
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To find out what happens, read the entry on conscious retarded animation!

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