Here is a roundup of news and research spotted around the web for the week of 17 July.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
‘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.
Here is a roundup of news and research spotted around the web for the week of 10 July.
When combined with tissue-inflation methods, the microscope can image axons without the need for tissue slicing, the researchers say.
The University of Maryland found the papers included some data without participant consent.
As acetaminophen lawsuits make their way through the U.S. court system, researchers reevaluate the quality of the evidence linking in-utero exposure to the painkiller to neurodevelopmental issues in children.
This week on social media, researchers discussed sample size in neuroimaging studies and the potential of antisense oligonucleotides to restore the protein lost in fragile X syndrome.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 3 July.
Zhao says her graduate and postdoctoral training prepared her to transition to her job at the biotech company Ionis Pharmaceuticals, where she works to find treatments for Parkinson’s disease and other conditions.