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April 2016
Week of MarchMar
28th
2016
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New numbers; film flub; diversity deficiency

by  /  1 April 2016

Researchers get bold on autism screening, talking to reporters about science shouldn’t be scary, and parents are divided on gene-editing ethics.

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March 2016
Week of MarchMar
21st
2016
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Brain change; biobank first; family ties

by  /  25 March 2016

Transcranial magnetic stimulation turned John Elder Robison’s life upside down, Australia opens its first autism biobank, and Siddhartha Mukherjee pens a personal take on schizophrenia’s heredity.

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Week of MarchMar
14th
2016
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Mortality crisis; probing prodigy; preprint appreciation

by  /  18 March 2016

Many people on the spectrum will not live to see their 40th birthday, a new book explores the link between autism and prodigy, and a growing number of researchers are sharing early versions of their papers online.

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Week of MarchMar
7th
2016
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Adult life; halting harassment; curious couple

by  /  11 March 2016

A new book offers tips for parents of adults with autism, sexual harassment may be deterring women from science, and autism researchers coax babies to lie still in the scanner.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
29th
2016
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Female focus; mouse missteps; disturbing disparity

by  /  4 March 2016

Women with autism take center stage again, the age and sex of mice are often missing from studies, and scientific academies have a gender problem.

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February 2016
Week of FebruaryFeb
22nd
2016
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Screening slam; media 101; identity crisis

by  /  26 February 2016

Researchers get bold on autism screening, talking to reporters about science shouldn’t be scary, and parents are divided on gene-editing ethics.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
15th
2016
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Contentious conclusion; journal jam; home sweet home

by  /  19 February 2016

A U.S. task force solidifies its stance on screening, a new journal promises a painless publication process, and a tiny mouse house may have a big impact.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
8th
2016
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Pelphrey’s move; tech support; living space

by  /  12 February 2016

Microsoft urges applications from techies with autism, Yale’s Kevin Pelphrey moves south, and architects design autism-friendly spaces.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
1st
2016
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Embryo editing; race debate; microbial makeover

by  /  5 February 2016

A scientist gets permission to edit the genomes of human embryos, and researchers argue that it’s time to leave race out of genetic studies.

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January 2016
Week of JanuaryJan
25th
2016
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Misjudging monkeys; consoling voles; canine connection

by  /  29 January 2016

Headlines about “autistic monkeys” are missing the point, prairie voles show empathy, and dogs could offer clues to psychiatric conditions in people.

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