Saturday, December 29, 2007

NPR : The Story of the Family that Couldn't Sleep:

Science writer D.T. Max talks about a family that suffered from a disease called fatal familial insomnia. Upon onset of the disease's symptoms, typically around middle age, sufferers become unable to sleep. They die within months. We'll talk with the author about one family's case, and their efforts to find a cure.

11:24 AM