Two independent sets of mice missing a copy of SETD5, a top autism gene, link the gene to the condition’s traits.
The cerebellum, a brain region primarily associated with movement, may mediate the pleasure that comes from socializing.
Register for the next Spectrum webinar, featuring Jill Silverman, who will discuss using rat models to study neurodevelopmental conditions, including autism.
Consuming Lactobacillus reuteri, a gut microbe found in yogurt and breast milk, may enhance social interactions in three mouse models of autism.
A new technique may reveal how mutations on the X chromosome alter various types of cells in the brain.
Katie Carey, who has illustrated several Spectrum articles, reveals her creative process and her strategies for pushing past mental blocks.
A new resource details the protein-coding portions of the genomes of 36 popular mouse strains.