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Forgetfulness illuminated

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Memories are stored in the complex network of neurons in the brain. With the help of innovative tools to manipulate the connections between neurons, memories in mice can now be erased with a beam of light. See Article p.333

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Lu, J., Zuo, Y. Forgetfulness illuminated. Nature 525, 324–325 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature15211

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