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May 23, 2019

‘Dr Death’ Has a New Machine That’s Meant to Disrupt the Way We Die

Vice.com, Matt Shea

This weekend, euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke will unveil his most ambitious death machine yet, the “Sarco”. This weekend in Venice, the euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke will unveil his most ambitious death machine yet. The 3-D printed “Sarco” (short for sarcophagus) will use nitrogen to provide a quick and peaceful death to any adult of sound […]

May 9, 2019

‘A very peaceful death’: Nitschke to unveil high-tech death pod

Tracey Ferrier, Australian Associated Press AAP / The Age

Australian euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke is about to unveil his new high-tech death machine in Venice and says people are already lining up to use it. Dr Nitschke says the Sarco – short for sarcophagus – reinvents the experience of elected deaths. And given it’s made using 3D printers, it could soon help people legally […]

May 8, 2019

Reinventing death: Nitschke’s new exit pod

Tracey Ferrier, Australian Associated Press AAP

As visitors file past Philip Nitschke’s original death machine in London’s Science Museum, his sleek new 3D-printed model is about to go on display in Venice as a piece of art. The Sarco death pod is a far cry from the Australian doctor’s first euthanasia machine, which he admits “was not the finest piece of […]

May 8, 2019

Sarco Arrives in Venice Ahead of Global Unveil

PRESS RELEASE Euthanasia 3D-Printed ‘Sarco’   Arrives @ Venice Design 2019 The world’s first 3D-printed euthanasia pod ‘The Sarco’ has arrived in Venice ahead of its global unveil at Venice Design on 9+10 May 2019. With tagline of ‘Where Art Meets its End’, after Venice Design, Sarco will be headed to Switzerland where it is […]

April 21, 2019

Miriam’s Dead Good Adventure: Miriam Margolyes’ new documentary

iNews, Laura Martin

It’s all around us, it’s never going to stop and it’s going to happen to all of us at some point. So why don’t we talk more about death? It’s a question Miriam Margolyes wants to explore in a new BBC documentary, Miriam’s Dead Good Adventure, which is fittingly being aired on Easter Sunday, the […]

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April 15, 2019

The Swiss Services Revisited

In the past year Exit has been intimately involved in the high profile deaths of two Australians: 104-year old Professor David Goodall and Melbourne fireman, Troy Thornton. Our intimate experience with the travels and travails of these two men caused Exit to pen a new chapter on the Swiss services for the March 2019 update […]

April 14, 2019

Sarco Global Launch @ Venice Design 2019

Exit is pleased and honored to announce the global launch of Sarco @ Venice Design at the Palazzo Michiel dalle Colonne. For the past 6 months, the world’s first Sarco has been being printed at the Maak 3D precinct in Haarlem in the Netherlands. The first full-size, 3D-printed Sarco will now be unveiled in Venice […]

April 12, 2019

Euthanasia cases drop by 7%, accounting for 4% of total deaths in NL

Dutch News

The number of reports of euthanasia in the Netherlands fell last year for the first time in 10 years, the regional monitoring committee RTE said on Thursday, confirming figures published last October. The reason for the 7% drop is unclear, and health minister Hugo de Jonge told MPs last year, when the decline first became […]