An algorithm combs through genetic data to identify variants involved in autism and four other brain conditions.
Scientists campaign for elected office in record numbers, folate autoantibodies are common in autism families, and neurons form a genetic mosaic in the brain.
Autism prevalence plateaued for the years 2014 to 2016, a review finds no evidence that herbal therapies for autism work, and a panel of four proteins in blood may distinguish children with autism.
A pruning protein reshapes neurons, culture should be a consideration in trials of autism treatments, and another U.S. state adds autism to the list of indications for medical cannabis.
A wireless miniature microscope lets researchers peer into the brains of mice as they run along a 25-foot track.
A compound derived from marijuana may treat a severe form of epilepsy by dampening brain activity.
Two new gadgets join the gene-editing toolbox, many children with autism get smarter with age, and a survey points to a research reset for Autism Speaks.
Taking prenatal multivitamins may reduce the risk of having a child who has autism with intellectual disability, another vaccine-autism link study is being retracted, and schizophrenia sometimes accompanies autism.
A monkey study suggests facial recognition is not innate, a puzzle piece symbol carries negative connotations, and scientists are using a federal law to snoop on colleagues.