News & Opinion
7 July 2015Comments ( 8 )
Are scientists doing enough to communicate their findings — and explain their findings’ importance — to families affected by autism? The answer, suggests a new study, is no.
6 July 2015Comments ( 1 )
Telomeres, the structures at the tips of chromosomes, tend to be unusually short in people with autism and their immediate family members.
3 July 2015Comments ( 3 )
California might make vaccines mandatory, and religious figures may weigh in on the genetic engineering of embryos.
3 July 2015Comments ( 6 )
Parents deem children with autism who are fussy diners as more severely impaired than those who eat a wide range of foods.
2 July 2015Comments ( 2 )
The brains of people with autism respond differently to a gentle brush on the arm — a form of social touch — than do those of people without the disorder. The findings may help explain some of autism’s social deficits.