Tag: arts

April 2017
Opinion / Reviews

Book review: ‘Rigor Mortis’ reveals rampant sloppiness in science

by  /  4 April 2017

In his new book, journalist Richard Harris writes that lack of reproducibility in research poses a serious threat to science.

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March 2017
Week of MarchMar
13th
2017
News / Spotted

Funding free fall; mending mutations; film focus

by  /  17 March 2017

Donald Trump’s budget blueprint calls for considerable cuts to science agencies, CRISPR corrects mutations in human embryos, and a documentary highlights the challenges faced by an adult with autism.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
27th
2017
News / Spotted

Behavior boost; double data; common interests

by ,  /  3 March 2017

Neuroscientists should not forget that brains have owners, a new genetic database makes its debut, and the intense interests of people with autism offer opportunities.

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February 2017
Opinion / Viewpoint

Animated sidekick connects parents to children with autism

by  /  21 February 2017

In a new type of therapy for autism, parents talk or type into their phone or computer, and their words emerge in the voice of an animated character.

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January 2017
Week of JanuaryJan
16th
2017
News / Spotted

Healthy choices; gender divide; criminal citation

by  /  20 January 2017

Tensions mount as Trump considers candidates for top health positions, a documentary highlights the overlap between autism and gender dysphoria, and ‘citation cartels’ are gaming the publication system.

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September 2016
News

Exercise gives children with autism jump on social skills

by  /  22 September 2016

Dozens of small studies suggest that physical activity offers behavioral benefits for children with autism.

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May 2016
Week of MayMay
23rd
2016
News / Spotted

Tissue tussle; adult inattention; printed hand

by  /  27 May 2016

Proposed changes to federal ethics rules spark concerns among researchers, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be different in adults, and an artist plans to print a three-dimensional hand using stem cells.

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April 2016
Week of AprilApr
4th
2016
News / Spotted

Accepting autism; blocking bias; making history

by  /  8 April 2016

Apple promotes autism awareness month (and the iPad), a new tool can keep meta-analyses in check, and one woman makes it her mission to give female scientists their due credit.

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Week of MarchMar
28th
2016
News / Spotted

New numbers; film flub; diversity deficiency

by  /  1 April 2016

Researchers get bold on autism screening, talking to reporters about science shouldn’t be scary, and parents are divided on gene-editing ethics.

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March 2016
Week of MarchMar
21st
2016
News / Spotted

Brain change; biobank first; family ties

by  /  25 March 2016

Transcranial magnetic stimulation turned John Elder Robison’s life upside down, Australia opens its first autism biobank, and Siddhartha Mukherjee pens a personal take on schizophrenia’s heredity.

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