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July 2017
Week of JulyJul
3rd
2017
News / Spotted

Autism advantage; robot therapists; CRISPR nightmares and more

by  /  7 July 2017

Employers discover the perks of having staffers on the spectrum, robots deliver autism therapy, and Jennifer Doudna of CRISPR fame recounts her nightmares.

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June 2017
Week of JuneJun
19th
2017
News / Spotted

Fathering geeks; GWAS weaknesses; Prozac protection and more

by  /  23 June 2017

Paternal age drives ‘geek index’ scores, GWAS may have a big weakness, serotonin boosts mouse social behaviors, and what is science Tinder?

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May 2017
Week of MayMay
1st
2017
News / Spotted

Funding future; vaccine politics; health connections

by ,  /  5 May 2017

The National Institutes of Health receives a $2 billion boost, politicians who propagate anti-vaccine views are fueling outbreaks, and a new report highlights preventable conditions associated with autism.

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January 2017
Week of JanuaryJan
16th
2017
News / Spotted

Healthy choices; gender divide; criminal citation

by  /  20 January 2017

Tensions mount as Trump considers candidates for top health positions, a documentary highlights the overlap between autism and gender dysphoria, and ‘citation cartels’ are gaming the publication system.

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December 2016
Week of NovemberNov
28th
2016
News / Spotted

Trump change; preprint power; science stories

by  /  2 December 2016

Scientists are nervous about the next four years, grant money is making preprints more common, and researchers should grab a beer with a science writer.

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November 2016
variety of channels for science communication
Opinion / Viewpoint

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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Week of NovemberNov
7th
2016
News / Spotted

Standing tall; defying bullies; stronger together

by  /  11 November 2016

Researchers must rally in the wake of Trump’s triumph, scientists harshly critique their colleagues on social media, and women in science are more collaborative than men.

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October 2016
Week of OctoberOct
24th
2016
News / Spotted

Meaningful mentors; book club; paper money

by  /  28 October 2016

Scientists can learn from ‘mentors’ with autism, schoolgirls on the spectrum pen a book about their experiences, and researchers spot clues that a paper’s authorship was purchased.

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September 2016
Week of SeptemberSep
26th
2016
News / Spotted

Spectrum of color; biased review; fees please

by  /  30 September 2016

Non-white adults with autism may feel forgotten, names on papers may bias peer reviewers, and eLife will begin charging publication fees.

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Features / Deep Dive

The innovators: How families launch their own autism studies

by  /  28 September 2016

Some parents are starting ‘N-of-1’ studies for autism, but their efforts don’t always get taken seriously.

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