Traumatic experiences can cause people to suddenly lose their memory. Scientists have been investigating the mechanisms of amnesia. They found that patients' memories are still in the brain, but no longer accessible.
Out of nowhere, a random odor can send you hurtling back to a childhood memory, and you won't know why. Smell is one of our most powerful senses, and it's powerfully under-researched.
Grave site apps and tombstone QR codes are taking cemeteries into the 21st century — and keeping alive memories of the deceased, particularly those of dearly departed celebrities. But some worry about data privacy.
A woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct testified before a Senate committee hearing. Kavanaugh said the claim is false and called the allegations a calculated political hit.
The Irish border has become the central sticking point in the EU-UK Brexit negotiations. For locals, the prospect of a hard border has brought memories of violence into sharper focus, Arthur Sullivan reports.
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