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Features / Deep Dive
Illustration shows a boy with converging patterns overlapping; these lines signify autism and intellectual disability.

The blurred line between autism and intellectual disability

by  /  15 April 2020
Doctors often conflate autism and intellectual disability, and no wonder: The biological distinction between them is murky. Scientific progress depends on knowing where the conditions intersect — and part ways.
News / Spotted
Week of JanuaryJan
27th
2020

Spotted around the web: Gut microbiome, oxytocin treatment, hippocampus development

by  /  31 January 2020
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 27 January.
Features / Special Reports / 2019: Year in review

Notable papers in autism research in 2019

23 December 2019
This year’s top papers deepen our understanding of autism’s genetics and reveal mixed results from trials of autism therapies.