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Biotech

Submission + - Scientists discover how to erase memories (pressesc.com) 1

amigoro writes: "Neuroscientists have discovered that long-term memories are not etched in a "clay tablet"-like stable form as once thought, but the process is much more dynamic, involving a miniature molecular machine that must run constantly to keep memories going, jamming the machine briefly can erase long-term memories."
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Scientists discover how to erase memories

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  • This is the first time I've read that the brain's long-term memory storage is continually refreshed by a biochemical process. DRAM, more or less. I don't understand this at all but it's interesting, and I'd like to hear the reactions of people who do understand what the article says.

We don't really understand it, so we'll give it to the programmers.

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