The new devices, which monitor neural activity from within blood vessels, show long-term stability in rats and could one day deliver electrical stimulation.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
A new technique used to create see-through rodents can help scientists analyze how the nervous system interacts with other body systems.
The phase 2A trial has its detractors despite positive animal results and is being sponsored by a company that is struggling financially.
Having an infection during pregnancy is tied to a small increase in the chances of having an autistic child, but the connection may not be causal.
The transplanted cells integrate into living animals’ neural circuitry and influence behavior.
By breaking rodent vocalizations into parts, TrackUSF distinguishes rats with mutations in the SHANK3 gene from their wildtype counterparts.
Pups born to mothers that experience low oxygen during sleep have overactive mTOR signaling, which has been linked to some forms of autism.