A thin “micro-tether” and rotating connector facilitate uninterrupted, hours-long neural population recordings as the animals freely explore their environment.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
An online resource reveals all major cell types in the developing human brain during the period in which autism is thought to arise.
A new technique enables scientists to isolate, and chart gene expression in, tens of thousands of cells at once.
A browser-based platform simulates functional neuronal circuits in the brain regions of several species.
Two new resources may aid the study of synapses, the junctions between neurons.
A new tool calculates the chances of having a seizure in pregnant women who have epilepsy.
New versions of the DNA editor CRISPR enable scientists to turn off specific genes in rats, detect mutations in human tissue and delete segments of the genome.
A website called GeneMatcher has helped researchers identify a new gene for intellectual disability, developmental delay and autism.
Two imaging techniques together reveal architectural features of the brains of preterm infants.
An evaluation of 11 tests of social skills has identified 8 that give credible results in autistic adults.