15 April 2015Comments ( 0 )
A new technique allows researchers to trace the location and measure expression levels of hundreds of genes in individual cells. The method, described 9 April in Science, could reveal networks of genes with relevance to autism.
8 April 2015Comments ( 0 )
A convoy of miniature plastic rafts boosts the survival of lab-grown neurons, using a new method that could help autism researchers easily grow many thousands of cells at once.
1 April 2015Comments ( 0 )
A 20-minute test enlists parents in gauging a toddler’s social development by showing them a video of how a typically developing child acts.
25 March 2015Comments ( 0 )
Newly developed microscopic beads give cells unique barcodes based on the cells’ gene expression patterns. This faster and cheaper system could help researchers study autism in cultured cells.
18 March 2015Comments ( 0 )
A new method allows researchers to extract chromatin — the DNA-protein complex that helps to regulate gene expression — from tissue samples weighing as little as 1 milligram.