Rat-faced No More: Israeli Scientists Get Rats Off Booze

Researchers manage to selectively delete memories related to and triggering alcohol consumption, while not harming other, unrelated memories.

Israeli scientists have succeeded in deleting selected memories in rats, in what could be a useful tool in treating alcohol addiction. In a paper published in Nature Neuroscience, researchers say they have managed to selectively delete memories related to and triggering alcohol consumption, while not harming other, unrelated memories.