Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Scientists Erase Specific Memories in Mice

Study co-author Joe Z. Tsien, co-director of the Brain & Behavior Discovery Institute at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, says the "work reveals a molecular mechanism of how [memory deletion] can be done quickly and without doing damage to brain cells."

Imagine "Total Recall" with the "dystopian" knob cranked up a few notches.

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