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29 July 2014Comments ( 1 )
Paul H. Patterson, a transformative figure in autism research, died on 25 June. His groundbreaking discoveries advanced novel paradigms in neuroscience and immunology, and introduced concepts that will continue to be developed by researchers worldwide.
29 July 2014Comments ( 6 )
Epidemiological 'just-so' stories, which infer causes of autism from general trends in prevalence, are in danger of repeating the mistakes of social Darwinism, says Mayada Elsabbagh.
28 July 2014Comments ( 0 )
Mutations in a gene linked to intellectual disability and sometimes autism may lead to a permanent boost in brain activity, according to a study published 18 June in Neuron.
25 July 2014Comments ( 1 )
By treating the medical complications that accompany Rett syndrome, women with the disorder are living longer than ever before, says Alan Percy.
23 July 2014Comments ( 0 )
A new method for measuring severity in disorders such as autism can help researchers correct for the widely varying autism symptoms in the study participants, according to a paper published 2 May in NeuroImage.