11 March 2015Comments ( 20 )
Late last year, a provocative article about the utility of autism as a diagnostic category caused a stir among scientists. But if we do away with the term ‘autism,’ what should replace it?
15 October 2014Comments ( 7 )
The preliminary success of a therapy designed to help infants with symptoms of autism raises broader questions about the potential promise and many challenges of early intervention.
20 August 2014Comments ( 5 )
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 ( 7 )
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.