Many countries in Europe are reckoning with the growing demand for genetic tests for autistic people — and the accompanying ethical and scientific considerations.
Rare or common, inherited or spontaneous, mutations form the core of autism risk.
An analysis of spontaneous mutations in nearly 11,000 individuals with developmental delay or autism implicates 49 new genes.
A count of genetic variants may help predict a person’s risk of various conditions — but its clinical use prompts ethical questions.
Una remota ciudad colombiana es el hogar del grupo más grande de personas con síndrome de X frágil. Los científicos están aprendiendo de ellos y tratando de ayudar.
A variety of genetic risk factors for autism may disrupt some of the same processes in cells.
A newly expanded database of information from people in the United Kingdom provides a detailed picture of genetic diversity.