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  1. Crystals May Help Us Breathe Underwater

    Aquaman lovers, your dreams have come true. While it may be too soon to sound the oxygen tank’s death knell just yet, scientists at the University of Southern Denmark have developed a tantalizing alternative. It’s a crystalline material that can absorb oxygen from its surroundings — enough for a breath with just a few grains. Since the crystal, like a sponge, can absorb and release oxygen repeatedly, divers, patients with health problems and even astronauts could soon be breathing longer with less.

    The Telegraph

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