Modify Your Memories

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Traumatic childhood, bad first marriage, difficult boss? In the future, histone deactylase inhibitors will help you forget your troubles.  In a recent study, Li-Huei Tsai and coworkers at M.I.T.’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory have found that the histone deacetylase  inhibitor CI-994 allowed mice to overcome a fear of sound associated with an electric shock, effectively rewriting their memories. For more details see Could a memory-rewriting drug help treat PTSD?

About Mark Mizen

At Creative Memories, I evaluate photographic products and related materials so that today's memories are not lost to the future and then communicate this information to Creative Memories Consultants and their customers. My interests extend from preservation of traditional photographs to the production of photo books to the expected longevity of electronic image files. My long-term objective is to direct the development of technology that meets consumers needs for high-quality products.
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