This year’s list of top papers highlights nuances in the genetics of autism and new leads on early treatment.
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may carry certain rare, harmful mutations in many of the same genes as people with 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.
A Tampa clinic goes rogue with fecal transplants, autism’s genetic ancestry traces to our deep past, and the U.S. Supreme Court revives the travel ban.
Families need more support from researchers in order for their heroic efforts to be optimally effective.
Autism researchers’ top priority should be shifting their focus to finding treatments for severe forms of the condition.
How to best use a large volume of data to discover new genetic risk factors for autism is a matter of intense debate, particularly in light of historical challenges.