20 August 2014Comments ( 3 )
New estimates on the role of common mutations in autism raise questions about how to quantify and parse genetic risk. Three experts say both common and rare variants are worth pursuing.
6 August 2014Comments ( 4 )
Reports of a century-old drug that reverses autism-like symptoms in mice raise key questions about the complexity of translating promising research into real treatments.
11 June 2014Comments ( 15 )
If inherited risk for autism is 50 percent, does that make the remaining half of risk environmental? Scientists clarify a large population study.
30 April 2014Comments ( 5 )
Disorganized patches found in the brains of children with autism prompt debate about their significance for the disorder. Three experts give their perspectives.
31 March 2014Comments ( 0 )
Do genetic differences or diagnostic biases account for the gender imbalance in autism? Catherine Lord, David Skuse and Angelica Ronald weigh in.