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Invention allows humans to breathe like fish

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


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

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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.


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