Scientists Invent Particles That Will Let You Live Without Breathing

This may seem like something out of a science fiction movie: researchers have designed microparticles that can be injected directly into the bloodstream to quickly oxygenate your body, even if you can’t breathe anymore. It’s one of the best medical breakthroughs in recent years, and one that could save millions of lives every year.

via Scientists Invent Particles That Will Let You Live Without Breathing.

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  1. Reblogged this on CJMoseley.com and commented:
    Very Cool stuff… Although I can’t help wondering how long it will be before the Navy are using this stuff on divers at extreme depth. Just need some CO2 scrubbing particles and some sort of artificial gill…

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