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Control of Breathing

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Doctor Howard Glicksman discusses the control of breathing and the system that communicates the need for oxygen: when and how much, whether sleeping or running. The body knows what it needs to do to keep you alive. Glicksman is co-author of the book Your Designed Body:

Every day, your body must solve hundreds of hard engineering problems simultaneously, or else you’ll die. In the book, Your Designed Body, systems engineer Steve Laufmann and physician Howard Glicksman explore this extraordinary system of thousands of ingenious and interdependent engineering solutions that impact your heart, your lungs, your feet, your eyes and ears, and more.

Praise of Your Designed Body “A masterful synthesis of modern medicine and engineering.” — Stephen C. Meyer, PhD, author of Return of the God Hypothesis

“Captivating… a magnificent and much-needed accomplishment — the indispensable book on the intelligent design of the human body.” — Michael Egnor, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at State University of New York, Stony Brook

“A brilliant tour of the mind-boggling interactive complexity of the human body.” — William S. Harris, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota

“I particularly enjoyed the way the authors tackled claims about ‘botched design.’” — David Galloway, MD, former President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

About the Authors

Steve Laufmann is a computer scientist and consultant in the engineering of enterprise-class computer systems. Dr. Howard Glicksman is a general practitioner with more than forty years of medical experience in office and hospital settings.