A pair of maps that depict variation in the human genome may help reveal the genetic roots of autism.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.
The largest-yet attempt to characterize the global diversity of the human microbiome — the population of microbes that live in our bodies — has found 4,930 species, 77 percent of which were previously unknown.
Autism BrainNet, a repository of postmortem brains, has new tissue from more than 150 brains, including 59 from people with confirmed or possible autism.
New artificial-intelligence software detects and analyzes the ultrasonic squeaks and cries that constitute inaudible rodent language.
A flexible electrode array can record the firing of hundreds of rat neurons for months on end.
A customizable Styrofoam mold minimizes head movements during brain scans, enabling researchers to produce clearer images.
A two-belt treadmill attached to a specialized display suggests that people with autism have a distinct walking style.
A cell atlas and a cell-culture method promise to advance scientists’ understanding of the placenta and its effects on a fetus.
A new analysis of brain scans highlights variations in the cerebellum, a brain area implicated in autism.
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