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Here are the highlights from the final day of the meeting: Carbon monoxide (CO)┬áis not all that bad: Michael Tift, graduate student at Scripps Institute of Oceanography, described how the body naturally produces CO when red blood cells are broken down and CO can actually be protective against inflammation at low doses. His research was…

Researchers in Romania have created a blood substitute with oxygen-carrying capacity using a protein called hemerythrin isolated from sea worms. This blood substitute has shown promise in studies of mice.