28 January 2015Comments ( 0 )
A new tool helps predict whether large DNA duplications and deletions, common among people with autism, are harmful or benign.
21 January 2015Comments ( 0 )
A new database that maps changes in gene expression in the prefrontal cortex shows that autism-linked genes are expressed differently than other genes through six stages of life.
14 January 2015Comments ( 0 )
A new method is faster and more accurate than previous methods at revealing the complex folds that help to fit nearly six feet of DNA into the tiny nucleus of a cell.
7 January 2015Comments ( 0 )
Researchers have repurposed a technique called SNAP-tag labeling to illuminate and manipulate subsets of neurons in mice.
24 December 2014Comments ( 0 )
Although mice and humans have many genes in common, a new catalog highlights significant differences in how these genes are regulated. This resource, dubbed mouse ENCODE, clarifies the extent to which mice can accurately model complex human diseases such as autism.