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Thursday, December 13, 2007


Maybe we can engineer the fear of spiders out of our systems in the future. It's one of the silliest phobias around. Also, the fear of snakes. But I'm fairly certain more people die from snake bites than spider bites, so spiders first. Even though I know I have nothing to fear from spiders, they still give me the jeeblies. For this, I am ashamed.

Wired News - AP News
TOKYO (AP) -- Cat and mouse may never be the same. Japanese scientists say they've used genetic engineering to create mice that show no fear of felines, a development that may shed new light on mammal behavior and the nature of fear itself.

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