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Ben Barres, a neurobiologist at Stanford University's Medical Center, poses for a portrait in his lab in the university's campus in Stanford, Calif., Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

Ben Barres: A transgender scientist shares his story

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Webinar: Evelina Fedorenko discusses language processing in autism

28 November 2018
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Monkey motion-capture reveals social behavior in 3-D

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How history forgot the woman who defined autism

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Grunya Sukhareva characterized autism nearly two decades before Austrian doctors Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger. So why did the latter get all the credit?

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