Mice lacking one copy of CHD8, a key autism gene, show signs of social deficits and broad changes in gene expression.
A landmark collection of gene sequences from more than 60,000 people can help researchers spot mutations linked to autism.
A gene that raises the risk of autism in some people may also give humans an evolutionary boost.
Brain areas that spring to life when a person is at rest are less synchronized in girls with autism than in typical girls.
Following the departure of several of its stars, the Yale Child Study Center is shifting focus to nurture young researchers.
Children who have both tuberous sclerosis and autism have features nearly identical to those of children with autism alone.
Men with autism who have above-average intelligence may not achieve typical financial and personal milestones — but many are content.
A gene that has strong ties to autism controls the expression of many other autism candidates.
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