Friday, April 26, 2019
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Invention allows humans to breathe like fish

Posted on Wednesday, 8 June, 2005 | Comment icon 11 comments


Image credit: sxc.hu
 
"Alan Izhar-Bodner, an Israeli inventor, has developed a way for divers to breathe underwater without cumbersome oxygen tanks."

  View: Full article

 Source: Live Science


  Discuss: View comments (11)

   


 
<< Previous story
 In search of Noah's Ark

 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #2 Posted by Melrsa on 8 June, 2005, 13:41
Me please! Me please! I would love to be able to swim like that, Oh, you probably would feel so free
Comment icon #3 Posted by Dog Demon on 8 June, 2005, 14:35
That's awesome!! For someone like me, who loves to swim... I want one!
Comment icon #4 Posted by blizno on 8 June, 2005, 17:56
Very cool, indeed. This will require energy to operate, though. The report doesn't say how much energy. Bulky air tanks may just be replaced by bulky rechargeable batteries. As batteries get smaller and smaller we might one day have essentially a diving mask that provides its own air for hours.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Super Pancake on 8 June, 2005, 19:32
thats very cool but like blizno said earlier it must be battery powered and thats a liability, I don't think we will lose the air tank that quickly, it might be still used just in case of an emergency. Man being under water for longer hours is going to be wicked.
Comment icon #6 Posted by blizno on 8 June, 2005, 19:39
thats very cool but like blizno said earlier it must be battery powered and thats a liability, I don't think we will lose the air tank that quickly, it might be still used just in case of an emergency. Man being under water for longer hours is going to be wicked. 663625[/snapback] We'll need anti-pruning cream!
Comment icon #7 Posted by Super Pancake on 8 June, 2005, 19:46
We'll need anti-pruning cream! 663644[/snapback] I think waterproof suits would be more practical
Comment icon #8 Posted by ROGER on 8 June, 2005, 20:12
Just remember Natures Rule! Big fish Eat other fish. If you swim like a fish, you may be Some Things DINNER! Care for a swim?
Comment icon #9 Posted by UniversalParadox on 8 June, 2005, 21:43
Probably costs thousands of dollars, though.
Comment icon #10 Posted by final flight on 8 June, 2005, 22:34
maybe now, but not in the future once the technology becomes refined.
Comment icon #11 Posted by AztecInca on 9 June, 2005, 3:14
Well once all the minor problems and kinks have been ironed out, its affordable and has small batteries I`ll buy one. Should only be about a decade or two.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Dinosaur fossils shaped sea monster stories
4-26-2019
A new study has highlighted the role that fossils have played in influencing sightings of sea monsters.
New brain implant turns thoughts in to speech
4-25-2019
An intriguing new mind-reading device could prove invaluable for people who have lost the ability to speak.
Photo of weird objects baffles the Internet
4-25-2019
This peculiar photograph shows a room filled with an assortment of totally unrecognizable things.
Scientists observe 'rarest event ever recorded'
4-24-2019
An extremely rare event has been observed by scientists working on unraveling the mysteries of dark matter.
Other news in this category
New brain implant turns thoughts in to speech
Posted 4-25-2019 | 9 comments
An intriguing new mind-reading device could prove invaluable for people who have lost the ability to speak....
 
Scientists observe 'rarest event ever recorded'
Posted 4-24-2019 | 8 comments
An extremely rare event has been observed by scientists working on unraveling the mysteries of dark matter....
 
Tesla promises fully autonomous cars by 2020
Posted 4-23-2019 | 13 comments
The automotive and technology firm has revealed its plans for self-driving vehicles and automated taxis....
 
Robot news anchor raises eyebrows in Russia
Posted 4-22-2019 | 22 comments
A human-like robot known as 'Alex' has recently been deployed as an anchor on a Russian news channel....
 
Scientists revive pig brains hours after death
Posted 4-18-2019 | 5 comments
A recent experiment has called in to question our understanding of when a person's brain has truly 'died'....
 
10 robotic dogs pull truck along in new video
Posted 4-17-2019 | 38 comments
A small army of Boston Dynamics' dog-like robots have been filmed hauling a truck through a parking lot....
 
Liquid blood extracted from 42,000-year-old foal
Posted 4-17-2019 | 11 comments
Scientists in Siberia have succeeded in retrieving blood from the well-preserved remains of an extinct horse....
 
Human genes used to enhance monkey brains
Posted 4-16-2019 | 20 comments
A controversial experiment in China has been likened to something out of a 'Planet of the Apes' movie....
 
World's largest plane flies for the first time
Posted 4-14-2019 | 8 comments
The gargantuan aircraft, which has a wingspan bigger than a football field, soared in to the sky on Saturday....
 
Video shows Russia's futuristic Arctic base
Posted 4-13-2019 | 2 comments
Newly released footage shows 'Northern Clover' - a military base situated far above the Arctic Circle....
 
Scientists discover whole new state of matter
Posted 4-9-2019 | 6 comments
A new 'chain-melted state' makes it possible for atoms to exist as both a solid and a liquid at the same time....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.712 Unexplained-Mysteries.com (c) 2001-2018
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ