Scientists discover a way to erase bad memories

Researchers have already learned how to erase memories of fear, as well as how to plant false memories.

What if you could walk into a clinic, just like in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and have your bad memories erased? It might sound fantastical, but scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have successfully done something similar in mice.

 

 

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Scientists Develop First Successful Cocaine Vaccine

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Researchers develop cocaine vaccine that works in mice.

The first ever vaccine for drug addiction has just been created. By combining a cocaine-like molecule with part of the common cold virus, you get a vaccine that turns the immune system against cocaine, keeping it away from the brain.

 

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