YOU step into your diving suit and pull a helmet over your head. The helmet immediately starts to fill with liquid, but you don’t panic, you simply begin breathing in the fluid as you would air.

No, this is not a scene from the movie The Abyss (pictured), but the brainchild of inventor Arnold Lande, a retired heart and lung surgeon formerly based at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

via Divers could breathe deep with liquid-filled lungs – tech – 10 November 2010 – New Scientist.

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