Genetics giant Craig Venter wants to sequence 2 million genomes, CRISPR pioneer Emmanuelle Charpentier just wants to work, and the online building game Minecraft helps people with autism socialize.
Journalists John Donvan and Caren Zucker detail autism’s transformation from a diagnosis shrouded in shame to an increasingly accepted, even celebrated, condition.
Sounds, smells and social encounters are just a few of the challenges that Leironica Hawkins, an artist on the spectrum, faces every day.
Controversy continues to swirl around CRISPR, sexism in science receives much-needed attention on social media, and adults with autism fear the future.
A European initiative that aims to provide a framework for clinical trials in autism has developed tools to track treatment responses.