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  • A thankfully rare neurological disorder that results from damage to the medulla. Afflicted patients no longer breathe automatically, but they can still breathe voluntarily. Thus, to stay alive, they have to consciously breathe in...breathe out...breathe in...breathe out...
    If they stop, they enter apnea, pass out, and die. (Everything2.com)

    June 10, 2008

  • Yes, I know it looks a bit weird in this list. But I wanted to be the first to list it. Too beautiful not to mention it.

    April 9, 2008