Our favorite quotes from articles we published this year cover James Bond, mean girls and scientific breakthroughs.
Efforts to ease the symptoms of autism are beginning to ramp up, with promising candidates in various stages of testing.
Success in a small clinical trial of spinal muscular atrophy suggests gene therapy might treat single-gene conditions related to autism.
New evidence from both people and mice points to a part of the cerebellum that helps process social information as being critical in autism.
Asking people with autism and their families about the challenges they face could help researchers test treatments for the condition.
Watch the complete replay of Brian Scassellati discussing robotics for autism research.
Watch the complete replay of this journal club, which featured two papers that explore therapies for Rett syndrome.
The hormones oxytocin and vasopressin promote social interactions in male monkeys but make female monkeys more aggressive than usual.
A drug that selectively blocks one form of an enzyme called GSK-3 prevents seizures and improves cognitive deficits in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome.
A candidate drug in clinical trials for Huntington’s disease reverses gait problems in a mouse model of Rett syndrome.