Result of artificial sleep in a biological experiment

In the 1950s, reports came out of the Soviet Union about an unusual experiment in which a dog's life was radically lengthened by putting it into an artificial sleep for three months.

The research was done by S.N. Braines (I have no idea what "S.N." stands for). I believe that he reported his results in a 1952 article titled, "Result of artificial sleep in a biological experiment," published in a Soviet journal. But I can't be sure because I can't find the text of the article.

The results he achieved sound unlikely to me.

Omaha World-Herald - Oct 17, 1958

Text from Main Street, U.S.S.R. (1959), by Irving R. Levine

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Jul 26, 2023
     Category: Sleep and Dreams | Experiments | Dogs | 1950s | Longevity

An article is listed in Pubmed, so this doesn't seem to be something that was made up by tabloids.
Posted by ges on 07/26/23 at 01:21 PM
The vet who wrote the All Creatures Great and Small also made a couple of stories about the benefits of enforced sleep and restoration.
Posted by Mike on 07/26/23 at 05:59 PM
The results might or might not be real, but the name sounds unlikely to me. Braines? Враинэз!? I really don't think so.
Posted by Richard Bos on 07/29/23 at 05:31 AM
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