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April 2015
Week of AprilApr
13th
2015
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Spotted: CRISPR clash; looking for love

by  /  17 April 2015

A biotech breakthrough sparks a high-stakes patent war, and two new films follow people with autism looking for love.

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Week of AprilApr
6th
2015
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Spotted: Memory map; postdoc pileup

by  /  10 April 2015

A boy with autism maps the world from memory, and would-be profs are trapped in perpetual postdocs.

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Week of MarchMar
30th
2015
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Spotted: Small scissors; fish flop

by  /  3 April 2015

The gene-editing tool CRISPR gets scaled down for mice, and omega-3 fatty acids come up short for autism.

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March 2015
Week of MarchMar
23rd
2015
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Spotted: Gene-editing ethics; treatment turmoil

by  /  27 March 2015

The creators of CRISPR call for a ban on editing the human genome, and critics weigh in on a widely used autism therapy.

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Week of MarchMar
16th
2015
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Spotted: Missing cerebellum; app approach

by  /  20 March 2015

Researchers home in on the cerebellum’s role, and an app helps children with autism make eye contact.

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Week of MarchMar
9th
2015
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Spotted: ‘SciArt’ storm; college crisis

by  /  13 March 2015

Scientific art takes over Twitter, and college students on the spectrum describe their struggles.

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Week of MarchMar
2nd
2015
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Spotted: Bigger brains; dress debate

by  /  6 March 2015

A human gene gives mice bigger brains, and people with autism weigh in on that white or blue dress.

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February 2015
Week of FebruaryFeb
23rd
2015
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Spotted: Social cells; brain bulge

by  /  27 February 2015

A cluster of neurons helps monkeys cooperate, and a human gene makes a mouse brain look like a person’s.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
16th
2015
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Spotted: Brain boom; cure conundrum

by  /  20 February 2015

Investors pour money into ‘brain medicines,’ and people with autism debate the need for a cure.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
9th
2015
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Spotted: Maladjusted foals; Kanner controversy

by  /  13 February 2015

Some newborn horses have features of autism, and researchers argue over who first described the disorder.

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