Autism runs in families, but the search for inherited risk factors has come up short — until now.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
The evidence linking autism and maternal infections grows, special neuron recipes are in development, a CRISPR pioneer envisions unicorns, and 23andMe delivers empathy data.
A new chart of DNA’s three-dimensional structure reveals genomic regions that control distant genes during development.
A massive collection of brain tissue reveals common genetic variants that influence gene expression in the brain.
A landmark collection of gene sequences from more than 60,000 people can help researchers spot mutations linked to autism.
A new tool allows researchers to identify thousands of genome errors in dozens of people at once.
Taking a close look at people who have a mutation in a known autism gene may reveal why these people often have vastly different characteristics.
Using a new genetic approach, researchers are finding shared risk factors for seemingly unrelated conditions, ranging from autism to obesity.