Neurologist Oliver Sacks of 'Awakenings' fame dies at 82

Aug 31, 2015

Neurologist Oliver Sacks of 'Awakenings' fame dies at 82

There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those stories and many ...

Jul 26, 2013

Mice are given false memories

Sometime soon, a lab mouse could wake up thinking he had snuggled up to a girl mouse the night before. But he did not. The memory is fake. Japanese and American scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully implanted a false memory ...