Alice and Stephen talk about people who sleepwalk, and how scientists believe the condition is passed on from parent to child.
This week's question:
What do the letters REM stand for?
a) rapid eye movement
b) random eye movement
c) relative eye movement
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!
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do things while asleep, e.g. walk around
inherited; a feature that someone was born with that was passed on by their parents or grandparents
parts of living cells which carry information about physical characteristics, e.g. a person's appearance and health
- doses of medication
specific amounts of medicines taken at regular times, as instructed by a doctor
- it runs in families
it is a feature or condition that affects several people who are related
here, members of a family who are directly related through their parents, grandparents, great grandparents etc
two equal possibilities