As acetaminophen lawsuits make their way through the U.S. court system, researchers reevaluate the quality of the evidence linking in-utero exposure to the painkiller to neurodevelopmental issues in children.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Articles by "Undark"
For decades, the overwhelming majority of psychology research has examined people who live in the United States and other affluent Western countries — presenting a skewed view of the human mind.
Canada’s health department is now sharing study results on new drugs and treatments online. Transparency advocates want the United States to do the same.
An autistic journalist is cautiously optimistic that the annual INSAR conference is becoming more inclusive of the autism community.
Data analysis can improve the vetting of scientific papers, but first publishers must agree to make the information public.
Libraries and funding agencies are finally flexing their muscles against journal paywalls. Authors should follow suit.
The American Statistical Association is asking researchers to revamp how they use common statistical methods.
More and more children whose parents refuse to vaccinate are discovering as teenagers that their bodies are at the center of a roiling tug-of-war between science and pseudoscience.