Delivery by cesarean section leads to subtle brain and behavioral alterations in mice, particularly those delivered prematurely.
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The severity of autism tracks closely with that of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The loss of 21 genes on chromosome 3 may substantially raise the risk of autism.
Any study of postmortem brains must control for artifacts, which are pervasive in brain tissue.
Watch the complete replay of Christine Wu Nordahl discussing new ways to expand participation in autism brain-imaging studies.
A newly expanded database of information from people in the United Kingdom provides a detailed picture of genetic diversity.
Autistic children aged 2 to 4 have about 15 percent more fluid between their skull and their brain than their typical peers do.
Chronic exposure to inflammation in the womb alters autism gene expression and disrupts social behavior in male mice, but not females.
Scientists used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to create two marmosets lacking MECP2, the gene mutated in Rett syndrome.