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February 2017

Why I want to march for science

by  /  14 February 2017

Autism researcher Jonathan Sebat plans to push for policies that rest on empirical evidence and serve the common good.

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Questions for Daniel Geschwind: Making autism studies diverse

by  /  7 February 2017

A team of researchers is stepping out of the lab and into the community to recruit African-Americans for studies on the genetics of autism.

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Webinar: David Mandell explores healthcare, education and autism

 /  29 March 2017

Watch the complete replay of David Mandell’s webinar discussing healthcare, education and autism.

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This is a story of autism in small-town America

by  /  1 February 2017

Rural living can be wonderful: community, friendly faces, a slower pace of life. But when there’s autism in the family, it can be tough.

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January 2017

Technology can curb social exclusion of children with autism

by  /  10 January 2017

Apps, robots and brain imaging can help children with autism improve their social skills and connect with other people.

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November 2016
variety of channels for science communication

Beyond citations: Why scientists need to engage with public

by  /  14 November 2016

Scientists should regularly relate their work to a broad audience, and universities should support these efforts.

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In scramble for science faculty jobs, timing is key

by  /  14 November 2016

Parlaying a postdoc into one of a dwindling number of faculty positions takes hard work and sheer luck.

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October 2016
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Clinical conundrum; double data; mission control

by  /  21 October 2016

Some say a focus on basic neuroscience is crushing clinical research, a gene database gets a big upgrade, and Autism Speaks revises its goals.

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Geographic analysis reveals disparities in autism detection

by  /  13 October 2016

School and medical records for children with autism in largely Hispanic neighborhoods often do not reflect the children’s condition.

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MIND Institute

The builders: How parents shaped autism research

by  /  5 October 2016

A group of savvy parents jump-started autism research in California, but they also set the research agenda.

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