More than 100 labs in 17 countries have built miniaturized microscopes that plug into the brains of mice.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Society for Neuroscience 2016
Mice born to obese mothers have irregular microbiomes, brain abnormalities and autism features.
Switching off a specific set of neurons that dampen brain activity causes mice to lose interest in social interaction.
A gene that keeps protein production in check is mutated in some people with autism.
A new tool spots shared patterns of brain connectivity among people who have autism, schizophrenia or major depressive disorder.
The brain enlargement commonly seen in toddlers with autism may persist into adolescence and adulthood.
Researchers have identified DNA segments that can help them manipulate mouse brain regions with an unprecedented level of specificity.
Children with autism may be so consumed by their interests that they don’t pay attention to social information.
An imaging technique that lights up cells without involving fluorescent markers lets scientists see deep inside spheres of neurons.
A new microscopy method allows researchers to track the firing patterns of many neurons in a monkey’s brain as it moves.