ALEF

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AcronymDefinition
ALEFAssociazione Lavoratori Emigrati del Friuli
ALEFAssociation Libanaise des Enseignants de Français
ALEFAlcor Life Extension Foundation
ALEFAdvanced Laboratory Economics and Finance (Italy)
ALEFAustralian Legal Education Forum
ALEFFree Electronic Learning Academy
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The Alcor Life Extension Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1972, is the world leader in cryonics, and cryonics research and technology.
The Alcor Life Extension Foundation charges $150,000 for full-body cryopreservation, or $80,000 for head only.
In 1972, the Alcor Life Extension Foundation began advertising its services to customers who wished to have their heads suspended in liquid nitrogen when they died, in the hope that they would someday be resurrected.
His body was whisked away to the Arizona desert: There, inside the Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Scottsdale, Williams' corpse was plunged into a stainless-steel vat of liquid nitrogen, a chemical element so frigid it chilled his body to -195[degrees]C (-319[degrees]F).
In the UK, just 20 people contribute around pounds 230-a-year to a trust for the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, which offers cryonic freezing in America.
The Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Arizona, where Williams' body supposedly has been secretly shipped, states on its Web site that its state-of-the-art cryotransport opportunities offer ``specialized services today as an exciting and progressive alternative for you and your loved ones for tomorrow.