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A roundup of autism papers and media mentions you may have missed.

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July 2015
Week of JuneJun
29th
2015
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Spotted: Sticking point; embryo ethics

by  /  3 July 2015

California might make vaccines mandatory, and religious figures may weigh in on the genetic engineering of embryos.

3 Comments
June 2015
Week of JuneJun
22nd
2015
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Spotted: Rebranding oxytocin; marsupial madness

by  /  26 June 2015

The ‘love hormone’ oxytocin needs a scientific makeover, and left-handed kangaroos don’t have autism.

1 Comment
Week of JuneJun
15th
2015
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Spotted: Celebrating scrutiny; impact detractor

by  /  19 June 2015

Highlighting retractions can keep researchers in check, and a top journal editor wants to rethink ‘impact.’

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Week of JuneJun
8th
2015
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Spotted: Sexist scientist; pricey problem

by  /  12 June 2015

Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt resigns after ranting about women in labs, and American scientists blow $28 billion a year on research that can’t be replicated.

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Week of JuneJun
1st
2015
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Spotted: Supercharged brains; CRISPR count

by  /  5 June 2015

A rat study bolsters the ‘intense world theory’ of autism, and the stats around CRISPR will astound you.

2 Comments
May 2015
Week of MayMay
25th
2015
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Spotted: Exploring ecstasy; enforcing ethics

by  /  29 May 2015

Ecstasy may ease social anxiety in autism, and ethical lapses reveal dangerous gaps in medical research oversight.

0 Comments
Week of MayMay
18th
2015
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Spotted: Crucial count; animal anxiolytics

by  /  22 May 2015

The world’s most populous country takes stock of autism, and guinea pigs ease anxiety in children with the disorder.

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Week of MayMay
11th
2015
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Spotted: Bright idea; IMFAR frenzy

by  /  15 May 2015

This sweet story behind optogenetics will inspire you, and autism experts swarm Salt Lake City.

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Week of MayMay
4th
2015
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Spotted: Bad review; good business

by  /  8 May 2015

A sexist peer review sparks a Twitter firestorm, and business is booming for some firms that employ people with autism.

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Week of AprilApr
27th
2015
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Spotted: Peer power; N of 1

by  /  1 May 2015

Peer review panels really can suss out good science, and clinical trials could get extremely personal.

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