immortality stories

Though searching for a fountain of youth might sound like something out of a King Arthur story, it's also something happening right now, across the world, as scientists race toward discovering immortality. It might make marriage proposals seem a bit heavier, but some folks out there are dedicated to figuring out how to live forever (which sounds expensive).
A cryonics lab in Russia — the first of its kind outside of the United States — is guaranteeing the most coveted promise of all: immortality. It's not even ridiculously expensive. $10,000 to put your brain on ice, or $30,000 for your whole body. But can it really work?