A new method uses genetic clues to uncover new uses for existing medications.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
A mother’s immune response to a severe infection during pregnancy disrupts the expression of autism genes in her child, a rat study suggests.
A trio of studies make the strongest case to date for shared genetic roots between autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The fewer hours of sleep children with autism get, the more severe their features, according to a study of more than 2,700 children with the condition.
In the Strange Stories Film Task, people interpret scenes in a video for white lies, jokes and irony.
Tens of thousands of people protested the U.S. administration’s anti-science policies on Saturday.
Increased autism risk among children exposed to antidepressants in utero may be related less to the medications than to the mothers’ depression.
An understudied chemical modification that influences gene expression is abundant in the brains of people with autism.
A new technique offers a fast, versatile way to measure gene expression in thousands of cells at once.