Researchers erase, restore memories in rats

June 2, 2014 5:01 AM

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Researchers erase, restore memories in rats

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind looms, with researchers successfully first erasing rats' memories, and then reactivating them.

If you could forget a painful memory, would you? It's a hypothetical question, but maybe it could really happen one day -- and, more interestingly, maybe lost memories could be restored. It's this last part that was of particular interest to researchers University of California, San Diego School of ...

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