Photographs show how a camp in St. Petersburg this summer helped children on the spectrum and their families find some fun during the pandemic.
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Some cells in brain organoids — 3D clusters of cultured brain cells — fail to develop fully.
Researcher Randi Hagerman is a big proponent of metformin — a diabetes drug that she is testing in people with fragile X syndrome. In fact, Hagerman takes the drug herself as a preventive measure against cancer.
A new analysis challenges the idea that mutations in the sperm of older fathers lead to higher rates of autism among their children.
Two new maps show the entire nervous system of the adult roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans.
The levels of four chemicals in the brain may distinguish autism and vary with its severity, according to a new study.
One form of the protein implicated in Angelman syndrome and autism clusters in the nucleus, and it’s this form that may be critical to brain development.
Envisioned as bioRxiv’s clinical cousin, the new preprint server medRxiv hosts unpublished manuscripts describing original medical research.
A new method enables scientists to grow organoids that reliably reproduce the diversity of cells at the brain’s surface.
A new online tool maps the shape and location of neurons in the larval zebrafish brain.