A new technique enables scientists to use a pulse of light to control the activity of a single neuron.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.
An abbreviated tool enables clinicians to quickly assess adults for signs of autism.
A large array of electrodes can record the activity of neurons across a wide swath of the monkey brain.
A novel take on a widely used test could help clinicians assess impulsivity in people with autism.
Two new methods allow scientists to swap single bases in DNA or RNA sequences.
A software package identifies bundles of nerve fibers in brain-imaging data, revealing connections unique to people with autism.
A new trick involving a virus gives the CRISPR enzyme system the ability to edit the genome of a neuron more predictably than was previously possible.
A novel method allows researchers to rapidly generate stem-cell colonies with mutations linked to autism or other conditions.
A new ultrasound device provides high-resolution movies of blood flow through the brains of infants.
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