The Haitian can selectively erase memories, which would be quite a trick for us non-super-powered folks, given that we still don’t really know what memories are. However, some research published in Neuron recently suggests that it’s possible to develop a drug that could eliminate specific, long-term memories. Lauren Gravitz describes the work at Technology Review: Selectively Deleting Memories.
Also, isn’t that picture beautiful? See More of gutter’s work on flickr