Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 14 October.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Canada’s health department is now sharing study results on new drugs and treatments online. Transparency advocates want the United States to do the same.
The U.S. government has injected $1.8 billion into autism research with a potential new focus: adults on the spectrum.
Heather Cassano’s documentary about her autistic brother Brian is a thoughtful and empathetic look at life on the spectrum.
Forecasts for this year’s Nobel Prizes include several researchers whose work is relevant to autism.
A 3D model of a human embryo reveals the biological processes that unfold in early development.
Tuberous sclerosis provides a unique opportunity to understand autism because about half of people with that single-gene condition also have autism.