Novel sensors enable researchers to monitor the activity of two signaling chemicals in the brains of living fruit flies and mice.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.
A new assemblage of tools precisely gauges a baby’s biological response to sights, sounds and tactile stimuli all at once.
A new map shows three brain networks that govern social communication in rhesus macaques.
A new method enables scientists to monitor the activity of key molecules involved in the growth and remodeling of connections in the brain.
Researchers have developed a way to quickly sift through thousands of cells, isolating only those of interest.
A new tool can predict a genetic problem called ‘haploinsufficiency’ in which a mutation impairs the function of one copy of a gene.
Shining laser light into mouse brains reveals chatter among separate sets of neurons, showing how the cells produce complex behaviors.
Four new techniques expand the repertoire of the gene editor CRISPR.
Two new parent questionnaires could help clinicians identify autism in babies and in members of racial or ethnic minority groups.
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