Damien Fair has a knack for transforming obstacles into opportunities, a trait that has brought trailblazing discoveries and admiration from colleagues.
Molecules from alpacas may enable scientists to identify cell types in the brain while also revealing their interior structures.
A newly expanded database of information from people in the United Kingdom provides a detailed picture of genetic diversity.
A new method enables researchers to plot activity in the zebrafish brain’s system for spatial orientation and balance.
Autistic women’s activity in a ‘social’ brain region tracks with the extent to which they mask their autism.
To understand another person’s point of view, children with autism may need to actively suppress their own.
‘Registered reports’ — a type of paper in which experimental protocols are reviewed before the study begins — may make neuroscience studies more rigorous and reproducible.
Children who have repetitive behaviors, a core autism trait, may show particular patterns of brain activity as early as 1 year of age.
Autistic children aged 2 to 4 have about 15 percent more fluid between their skull and their brain than their typical peers do.