NEWS /

OPINION /

Spotted

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

News - Spotted
December 2015
Week of NovemberNov
30th
2015
News / Spotted

Reframing autism; like minds; doctoral dilemma

by  /  4 December 2015

The ‘spectrum’ concept spawns skepticism, men’s and women’s brains are largely the same, and Ph.D.s still outnumber faculty jobs.

0 Comments
November 2015
Week of NovemberNov
23rd
2015
News / Spotted

Ad-ing costs; troubling tests; smart money

by  /  27 November 2015

A U.S. medical association wants to ban drug companies from advertising to consumers, some autism tests can have dangerous consequences, and granting agencies need to promote reproducible science.

0 Comments
Week of NovemberNov
16th
2015
News / Spotted

Biased backing; wonder woman; retirement plan

by  /  20 November 2015

Scientists from some minority groups are less likely than their white counterparts to win a grant, autism researcher Uta Frith is on a list of 100 amazing women, and research chimps go into retirement.

0 Comments
Week of NovemberNov
9th
2015
News / Spotted

CRISPR’s climb; spotlight on sexism; aging with autism

by  /  13 November 2015

Controversy continues to swirl around CRISPR, sexism in science receives much-needed attention on social media, and adults with autism fear the future.

0 Comments
Week of NovemberNov
2nd
2015
News / Spotted

Inspecting impact; baby bump; defining ‘spectrum’

by  /  6 November 2015

The infamous ‘impact factor’ does not capture a study’s true influence, an ambitious baby study halts eight months in, and a ‘spectrum’ may not be the best model for autism.

0 Comments
October 2015
Week of OctoberOct
26th
2015
News / Spotted

Spotted: Microbiome mania, CRISPR cousins

by  /  30 October 2015

Researchers call for a massive collaboration to study the microbiome, and the gene-editing tool CRISPR is in good company with the discovery of three similar systems.

0 Comments
Week of OctoberOct
19th
2015
News / Spotted

Software solutions; Sesame spectrum

by  /  23 October 2015

An app designed for Google Glass aims to help children with autism recognize emotions, and Sesame Street introduces its first muppet with autism

0 Comments
Week of OctoberOct
12th
2015
News / Spotted

Autism app, finding fingerprints, can of worms

by  /  16 October 2015

A new iPhone app flags possible autism symptoms, and researchers discover two ‘new’ neurons in a worm.

0 Comments
Week of OctoberOct
5th
2015
News / Spotted

Imagine this; screening scrum

by  /  9 October 2015

A drawing test reveals subtle slips in the imaginative process for children with autism, and researchers continue the fight for routine autism screening.

0 Comments
Week of SeptemberSep
28th
2015
News / Spotted

Power player; placebo predictors

by  /  2 October 2015

The MacArthur Foundation honors neuroscientist Beth Stevens, and researchers pin down factors that influence the placebo effect in autism trials.

0 Comments

Browse Articles by Topic

  • Genes
    Genes
  • The Brain
    The Brain
  • Diagnosis
    Diagnosis
  • Signs and Symptoms
    Signs & Symptoms
  • Treatments
    Treatments
  • Environment
    Environment
  • Science and Society
    Science & Society