Neurons grown from human stem cells and grafted onto the brains of live mice mature and form connections like those in the fetal human brain.
Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.
A new resource details the protein-coding portions of the genomes of 36 popular mouse strains.
A new database displays gene-expression patterns in individual cells of the developing mouse cerebellum over time.
A software tool finds possible functions for long RNA molecules that aren’t transcribed into proteins.
A new protocol enables researchers to rigorously test drugs for Angelman syndrome in mice.
A transparent set of electrodes enables researchers to simultaneously record electrical signals and visualize neurons in the brains of awake mice.
Two novel algorithms that analyze where a child looks as she views a video could help clinicians spot autism.
A new technique reveals the active genes and the regions that regulate them in thousands of single cells at once.
Two new methods for building ‘mini-brains’ may help researchers study how early brain development differs in people with autism.