The brain areas involved in mice’s ultrasonic vocalizations may not be the same as those that govern human speech.
Charting the structure and function of the brain’s many circuits may unravel autism’s mysteries.
One form of the protein implicated in Angelman syndrome and autism clusters in the nucleus, and it’s this form that may be critical to brain development.
Alysson Muotri aims to build a ‘thinking’ brain as a model for autism — even if his colleagues consider that work controversial.
A browser-based platform simulates functional neuronal circuits in the brain regions of several species.
The brains of some autistic children may not adapt to repeated touch or sound, even after several minutes.
A new method enables scientists to grow organoids that reliably reproduce the diversity of cells at the brain’s surface.
Brain tissues from people with autism of unknown cause and from people with either of two genetic forms of the condition all show similar patterns of methyl groups on DNA.
Two new resources may aid the study of synapses, the junctions between neurons.
A new online tool maps the shape and location of neurons in the larval zebrafish brain.