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January 18th, 2007

Technology Predictions - TMT Trends 2007 - Part Two

Abstract:
Technology can also improve one of the body's fundamentals - blood. Artificial red blood cells have already been designed; white blood cells are being developed. Artificial red blood cells, based on nanotechnology, could be up to 200 times more efficient than human blood cells at their core function: storing and releasing oxygen86. Indeed these may be so efficient that replacing just 10 percent of all red blood cells could allow people to hold their breath for hours87.

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