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14 May 2015Comments ( 0 )
Women who have unusual patterns of chemical tags on their DNA during pregnancy may give birth to children who develop autism symptoms. The preliminary results are being presented today at the 2015 International Meeting for Autism Research in Salt Lake City, Utah.
13 May 2015Comments ( 0 )
A new method that lets researchers trace the paths of many neurons at once may reveal how neurons go astray in autism.
12 May 2015Comments ( 9 )
Some children with autism lose their diagnosis over time, but still struggle with language, learning and anxiety, says Lisa Shulman.
12 May 2015Comments ( 0 )
An autism-linked gene controls the number of neurons in the developing brain. Freda Miller and David Kaplan say the finding points to a new role for the gene in the early embryo.
11 May 2015Comments ( 4 )
The new diagnosis for intellectual disability emphasizes what children with the disorder can do rather than what they cannot. Some researchers are arguing for a similar ‘ability framework’ for autism.