A multicolor labeling method stains neurons brightly enough to reveal the thin connections between individual cells.
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Molecules from alpacas may enable scientists to identify cell types in the brain while also revealing their interior structures.
Early-career autism researchers record ‘elevator pitches’ of their projects.
Architects are working with schools to create welcoming, versatile spaces for students on the spectrum.
A new microscope creates images of a mouse embryo as it grows from a ball of about 100 cells into a structure with a primitive heart and brain.
The first monkey with a mutation in SHANK3, a top autism gene, is nearly 3; it spends its days circling its cage rather than interacting with other monkeys.
A monkey-sized jacket embedded with motion sensors — similar to technology used to animate creatures in movies — is helping researchers develop the common marmoset as a model for studying human social behavior.
Tracking how roundworms crawl has enabled scientists to determine that many autism genes are involved in sensory processing and learning.
A new behavioral test in zebrafish may help researchers zero in on the biology of social interactions.
There’s been an increasing awareness in American culture of autism and what it’s like to be a person on the spectrum. Yet most of that discussion focuses on the experience of men, leaving unheard the voices of women. Join Caveat and Spectrum for three talks on dating, employment and race, by women on the spectrum.