The numbers and types of neurons that dampen brain signals vary by brain region and sex.
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.
Scientists this week announced the release of nearly 7,000 whole-genome sequences from a collection of families that each have one child with autism.
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