The Last Word | Past Perfect

Of Mice & Memory

“The past isn’t dead,” William Faulkner famously remarked. “It isn’t even past.” Now, thanks to a breakthrough experiment with lab mice conducted by scientists at the Riken-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, not only is the past not past, it’s whatever we care to make it.

As recently announced in the journal Science and widely reported by the media, researchers at the...

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Peter Quinn is the author of three novels, including The Man Who Never Returned (Overlook).