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July 2016
Week of JuneJun
27th
2016
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Brexit effect; ghost game; down with jargon

by  /  1 July 2016

Scientists fret over ‘Brexit,’ a video game boosts cognitive skills in children, and studies detail the downsides of jargon.

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June 2016
Week of JuneJun
20th
2016
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CRISPR medicine; inclusive experiments; autism in Egypt

by  /  24 June 2016

Scientists target human cancer with CRISPR, device trials may become more diverse, and autism awareness grows in Egypt.

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Week of JuneJun
13th
2016
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Probing parenting; connectome conference; women at the bench

by  /  17 June 2016

A grant extends a study on parenting children with fragile X syndrome, the Human Connectome Project progresses, and women scientists play the role of experimenter in published work.

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Week of JuneJun
6th
2016
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Antidepressant test; federally funded flop; budget boost

by  /  10 June 2016

A new blood test could personalize depression treatment, a journalist dissects the demise of a large children’s study, and the National Institutes of Health budget may grow by $2 billion.

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Week of MayMay
30th
2016
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Care co-op; biased psychotherapists; funding failure

by  /  3 June 2016

A training program leads physicians to screen more children for autism, psychotherapists may discriminate against the working class, and a lack of federal funding leaves children with autism underserved.

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May 2016
Week of MayMay
23rd
2016
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Tissue tussle; adult inattention; printed hand

by  /  27 May 2016

Proposed changes to federal ethics rules spark concerns among researchers, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be different in adults, and an artist plans to print a three-dimensional hand using stem cells.

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Week of MayMay
16th
2016
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Folate flap; pay gap; blood privacy

by  /  20 May 2016

The media offers clarity on prenatal folate levels and autism, early-career women scientists make less than their male counterparts, and states grapple with what to do with babies’ blood.

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Week of MayMay
9th
2016
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Hospital overhaul; essay errors; silent shopping

by  /  13 May 2016

Flagship National Institutes of Health hospital undergoes a staff shake-up, scientists criticize an essay by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a supermarket offers silent shopping hours.

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Week of MayMay
2nd
2016
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Abilify alert; long-lived embryos; Missing publications

by  /  6 May 2016

An autism drug can cause compulsion problems, embryos survive a record 13 days in culture, and the results from some clinical trials languish for too long.

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April 2016
Week of AprilApr
25th
2016
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Colossal quest; life edit; building skills

by  /  29 April 2016

Genetics giant Craig Venter wants to sequence 2 million genomes, CRISPR pioneer Emmanuelle Charpentier just wants to work, and the online building game Minecraft helps people with autism socialize.

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