Injecting tiny pieces of RNA into the brain may someday serve as a therapy for certain forms of autism.
A combination of multiple diagnostic tests may gauge the extent to which adults with autism attempt to blend in.
The brains of many people with autism may exhibit a characteristic arrangement of chemical groups on the proteins that DNA coils around.
A mutation that prevents some amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, from entering the brain may lead to autism.
Interpreting mouse and rat behavior is tricky because of the hidden factors that can influence experiments.
An experimental drug called arbaclofen improved autism features in about 13 percent of people who took it in a shuttered clinical trial.
A new chart of DNA’s three-dimensional structure reveals genomic regions that control distant genes during development.
Harmful mutations in autism genes crop up in Chinese individuals about as often as they do in people of European ancestry.
Our infographic displays efforts to develop treatments for fragile X syndrome. So far, none of them have passed muster in clinical trials.
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