16 April 2015Comments ( 0 )
Apple’s new tool for creating apps to aid medical research may provide autism researchers with easy access to vast numbers of study participants — and data.
13 April 2015Comments ( 2 )
Mutations in MeCP2, which cause Rett syndrome, boost the expression of long genes in the brain. The findings add to mounting evidence linking long genes to developmental disorders.
10 April 2015Comments ( 4 )
The thick bundle of nerve fibers that links the left and right hemispheres of the brain develops differently in children with autism, a nine-year study has found.
9 April 2015Comments ( 2 )
Children with autism and language problems show abnormally low brain activity in response to speech as early as 1 year of age. The findings, published today in Neuron, hint at the brain origins of language deficits in these children.
6 April 2015Comments ( 23 )
The genetic makeup of an individual plays much a bigger role than environmental factors in whether he or she develops autism, according to one of the largest twin studies to date.