science of sleep http://www.kplu.org en Lack of sleep, genes can get sleepwalkers up and about http://www.kplu.org/post/lack-sleep-genes-can-get-sleepwalkers-and-about Miranda Kelly, a 14-year-old from Sykesville, Md., says she's been sleepwalking since she was 6 or 7. The first time, she says, "I woke up on the couch on a school day. And I'd gone to bed in my bed."<p>Since that first episode, Kelly now sleepwalks every couple of months. "I wake up in weird places, randomly. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:11:00 +0000 Michelle Trudeau 6099 at http://www.kplu.org Lack of sleep, genes can get sleepwalkers up and about Sleep: We all do it, but why? http://www.kplu.org/post/sleep-we-all-do-it-why <p>A scientist at Spokane&rsquo;s Riverpoint campus has received a large grant to study one question: Why do humans sleep?</p><p>Scientist Jonathan Wisor has received a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how the brain processes glucose, which the body uses as a primary energy source.</p><p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 17:10:14 +0000 Paige Browning 4618 at http://www.kplu.org Sleep: We all do it, but why?