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The court is hearing a petition from the m dmi Party challenging President's Rule and keeping the Assembly in suspended animation.
The Assembly has been kept in a suspended animation status since 1 March, following Kiran Kumar Reddy's resignation on 19 February as the state Chief Minister, protesting the Centre's announcement to divide AP by carving out a new state, Telangana, which is to be realised on 2 June.
The technique of suspended animation (or "emergency preservation and resuscitation" as non-sci-fi doctors prefer to call it) was first trialed on pigs in 2002.
A safe way to induce torpor in humans is also the dream of people with interstellar aspirations: People would be able to travel much farther in space in a suspended animation state.
Reporting online ahead of the July 1 print issue of Molecular Biology of the Cell, Roth, a member of the Hutchinson Center's Basic Sciences Division, and colleagues show that two widely divergent model organisms - yeast and nematodes, or garden worms - can survive hypothermia, or potentially lethal cold, if they are first put into a state of suspended animation by means of anoxia, or extreme oxygen deprivation.
Call the election and get the country moving again - not out of the snow but out of this suspended animation.
Interestingly, Klich chose a method of preserving the collection that is essentially "the closest thing to putting microbes into suspended animation," she says.
Funding and technical expertise flora the Millennium Seed Bank has enabled its NSW partner to collect wild seed and develop the technology to hold seeds in suspended animation for centuries.
It turns out that, although the author of the article apparently sympathizes with the current administration's curiosity at Arab reluctance to act in their own interest, there is no sympathy for Obama's surrender to the idea that "if only Jewish life over the Green Line was placed in suspended animation, Palestinian moderates would make a dash for peace.
The site is still in a state of suspended animation, shutting down one more slice of the already constricted credit market.
The character was later reintroduced as part of the Avengers, with his absence explained by a period of suspended animation from which he was awakened by the superteam.
Summary: The election of Barack Obama as America's first black president has instantly thrown decades of assumptions about that country and how it will behave into a state of suspended animation.