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+ - Turning memories on/off with the flip of a switch->

Submitted by cylonlover
cylonlover (1921924) writes "Using electrical probes embedded into the brains of rats, scientists have managed to replicate the brain function associated with long-term behavior and found a way to literally turn memories on and off with the flip of a switch. The scientists hope their research will eventually lead to a neural prosthesis to help people suffering Alzheimer's disease, the effects of stroke or other brain injury to recover long-term memory capability."
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Turning memories on/off with the flip of a switch

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