Here is a roundup of news and research spotted around the web for the week of 24 July.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
A total of 17 studies have already been retracted or are slated for retraction over issues with participant consent.
With the help of a generous benefactor, autism research in Australia is gathering critical mass.
Researchers discussed a study of the integrated stress response in fragile X syndrome and a new how-to guide for quantitative bioimaging — plus more in this week’s Community Newsletter.
Here is a roundup of news and research spotted around the web for the week of 17 July.
‘A catalyst for change’: NIH makes first call for research supporting minimally verbal autistic people
The request is energizing scientists investigating autistic people who largely don’t communicate with spoken words.
A new technique to map the entire body of a mouse and a high-resolution 4D imaging method for living brain tissue samples piqued researchers’ interest on social media this week — that and more in this issue of Community Newsletter.
When combined with tissue-inflation methods, the microscope can image axons without the need for tissue slicing, the researchers say.
Here is a roundup of news and research spotted around the web for the week of 10 July.
The University of Maryland found the papers included some data without participant consent.