Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is one of those frustrating diseases where we know what it does, and how it works, but the underlying root cause is difficult to ascertain. Now, by engineering flies to have the disease, scientists may have revealed the genetic origins of RLS.
First of all, the facts. What the hell is "restless leg syndrome"? Researchers at Harvard who published a study over the weekend on the connection between RLS and impotence define it like this: