For the Global Thinker

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Drug to erase bad memories could see the end of troubling flashbacks

A memory-cleansing drug that has the ability to remove any recollection of unhappy or embarrassing incidents could be developed by scientists.

Childhood teasing, the unpleasant experience of losing a pet and the upsetting memories of a failed love affair could all be wiped from people's minds.

The possibility of a memory drug for human consumption has been raised following successful animal trials by Andreas Lüthi, of the Friedrich Miescher Institute in.....

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1213266/Lets-just-forget-Drug-erase-bad-memories-end-breakup-flashbacks.html?ITO=1490#ixzz0RMwl5mVv

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