Researchers captured networks of neurons lighting up in a small aquatic animal, facial recognition software can flag genetic conditions, and a Muppet with autism makes her debut on “Sesame Street.”
A picture-based test is a fast and flexible way to assess intelligence in large studies of people with autism.
Asking participants in genetic databases about their family’s medical history can help researchers uncover genetic variants tied to conditions such as autism.
More than 80 percent of people with Sotos syndrome show signs of autism, such as social anxiety and restricted interests.
Watch the complete replay of Ilina Singh’s webinar, in which she discussed ethical issues related to early intervention for autism at different developmental stages.
A new study casts doubt on the ‘extreme male brain’ theory of autism, Americans are worried about gene editing, and a Pasteur Institute clash raises questions about scientists’ age.
Mutations in an autism-linked gene called AUTS2 do not cause the condition’s core social features, according to the most comprehensive clinical portrait to date.