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"Tokyo homeless people reiterate the whole nature of living in Tokyo in cardboard boxes, they're only slightly smaller than Tokyo apartments, and they have almost as many consumer goods. It's a nightmare of boxes within boxes."
- William Gibson

Conscious Retarded Animation  
  A kind of hibernation, but leaves the user fully conscious, but aging at an incredibly slow rate.  

Warren Daniels had discovered a way to travel through time - one way in to the future!

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

"...It means that the rate, the tempo of his existence will be slowed down to almost zero. But from his own standpoint, he'll be living a normal life. People outside will see him as a dead man, never moving, while he, inside, will see the whole world speed up and the Sun rush across the sky, and the seasons fly past in minutes. He'll be traveling in time, in a real sense...

From A Race Through Time, by Donald Wandrei.
Published by Astounding Science Fiction in 1933
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Compare to young blood - new blood for old from Methuselah's Children (1941) by Robert Heinlein, the Sprung-Samser treatment from This Immortal (1966) by Roger Zelazny, the anti-Tri-D shot from The Morning of the Day They Did It (1950) by E.B. White and the anti-agathic drugs from Cities in Flight (1957) by James Blish.

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