14 July 2015Comments ( 1 )
Researchers are studying the infant siblings of children with autism, with hopes of improving the disorder’s diagnosis and treatment. They need to recognize the risks of these ‘baby sib’ studies, cautions ethicist Ilina Singh.
16 June 2015Comments ( 41 )
Autistic adults should be partners in the research process, not just ‘subjects’ in a study, says Ari Ne’eman.
2 June 2015Comments ( 5 )
Autism is undoubtedly on the rise, but we may never be able to fully explain why, says Maureen Durkin.
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.
28 April 2015Comments ( 1 )
Clinicians saw autism signs in children with mutations in a cancer pathway long before sequencing studies made the connection, says Katherine Rauen.