Humans are curious animals, and the more doors technology opens, the more interesting -- and inexplicable -- things we discover about ourselves. Scientists have shown some remarkable and baffling effects found in the world of quantum dynamics. Soon, we will discover how some of these effects work in the human brain. A handful of breakthroughs and products stand ready to reshape our ideas about how memory works and which memories we can choose to eliminate. But what happens to those memories when they appear to vanish?
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