Oct 5, 2020

Press ‘delete’ to ditch a memory

Posted by in category: neuroscience


Ever wanted to get rid of a memory that holds you back or torments you? Well, you might soon be able to.

In an experiment out of the films Total Recall and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, painful experiences have been erased from the brain.

It is down to Tet1, a gene that overwrites old memories with new ones.

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