A simple method for growing spheres of brain cells yields more realistic replicas of the brain than traditional techniques do.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.
Two new resources catalog how genetic variants affect gene expression in the brain.
A new database details the genetic mutations associated with Phelan-McDermid syndrome, along with the behavioral outcomes of people with those mutations.
A new method offers an efficient way to examine gene expression in individual cells from postmortem brains.
A new tool can track fish, flies or mice as they navigate a virtual environment and interact with other animal ‘avatars.’
A new technique classifies neurons by surveying chemical tags that turn genes on or off on the neurons’ DNA.
A new database contains high-fidelity brain maps of 10 typical adults.
New software charts the crests of the folds that define the brain’s surface in people with autism.
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