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The amphibious garment that could let humans breathe underwater

Royal College of Art graduate Jun Kamei has built a garment that functions like gills, which could allow humans to survive when sea levels rise up and submerge the earth. Called Amphibio, the two-part 3D-printed accessory consists of a gill and a respiratory mask. It is designed to allow humans to completely breathe underwater. Kamei has built a working prototype of Amphibio. Although it currently doesn't produce enough oxygen to sustain human breathing, it is able to successfully extract oxygen

 

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