Archive for the 'science' Category

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Little Hans, whose father had been sending Freud reports about his son’s interest in sexual matters—suddenly developed a phobia (an infantile neurosis). He refused to leave the house and go into the street for fear of being bitten by a horse.

2514- Jasper Kettner

Boy meets girl.

2453

Bo is waiting for the bus, but he has a short time memory, so he forgets to get in the bus every time the bus arrives.

2443

Astronomers have found an enormous void in space that measures nearly a billion light-years across.

2438

Archaeologists in Egypt discover what might be the oldest human footprint ever found. The outline was found imprinted in mud, which has since turned to stone. “This could go back about two million years,” they say.

2437

Rare dead star found near Earth.

2431

Fat from the tummy or bottom could be used to grow new breasts in a treatment which could be carried out in an hour – or a lunch break.

2397

A virus contracted through oral sex is the cause of some throat cancers, say US scientists.

2383

An exoplanet – as astronomers call planets around a star other than the Sun – is found, and completes a full orbit of its star in just 13 days. Astronomers have say it is the most Earth-like planet outside our Solar System to date, a world which could have water running on its surface.

2356

A man has a rare sleep disorder which causes him to become violent when he sleep-walks. He has destroyed furniture, attacked his wife and injured himself during the night – but remembers nothing.