6 August 2014Comments ( 2 )
A test designed to characterize natural, spontaneous language use in autism shows solid promise in its first trials in typically developing children.
30 July 2014Comments ( 0 )
Reprogrammed stem cells carry remnants of their previous cell states in the form of chemical cues that alter gene expression, reports a paper published 10 July in Nature. An alternative method that creates so-called nuclear transfer embryonic stem cells produces fewer errors.
23 July 2014Comments ( 1 )
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.
16 July 2014Comments ( 1 )
New algorithms can analyze recordings of infants performing tasks that gauge their attention, suggesting a way to automate the detection of autism symptoms.
9 July 2014Comments ( 0 )
A pair of enzymes improve the gene-editing technology known as CRISPR by providing more precise molecular 'scissors' to cut and paste DNA snippets.