16 April 2012Comments ( 0 )
A ten-year initiative announced last month by the Allen Institute for Brain Science aims to catalog the development, structure and function of neural circuits in the brain at an unprecedented level of detail.
12 April 2012Comments ( 7 )
Children with autism don’t follow certain grammatical rules, according to one of the few studies of the disorder from the field of linguistics.
9 April 2012Comments ( 0 )
Researchers have identified a noncoding RNA, a genetic message that is not translated into a protein, that may be involved in autism. The discovery, published 4 April in Science Translational Medicine, came from examining a region on chromosome 5 that has been previously linked to the disorder.
4 April 2012Comments ( 4 )
The largest set of exome sequencing studies of children with autism and their families to date has identified a handful of genes that may increase risk of the disorder, according to research published in Nature.
2 April 2012Comments ( 0 )