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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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Week of JanuaryJan
18th
2016
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Tough decision; security check; building brains

by  /  22 January 2016

Genetic testing for autism raises tough ethical questions, medical databases need a security upgrade, and mini-brains could bring big discoveries.

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Week of JanuaryJan
11th
2016
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CRISPR chronicles; microbiome muddle; love on the spectrum

by  /  15 January 2016

The fight over who holds the rights to CRISPR is heating up, we control our gut bacteria, and romance isn’t always easy when you have autism.

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Week of JanuaryJan
4th
2016
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Empowering plan; autism army; mustache mismatch

by  /  8 January 2016

Hillary Clinton makes history with her autism plan, an Israeli army unit seeks soldiers on the spectrum, and there are more mustachioed medical department heads than female ones.

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December 2015
Week of DecemberDec
14th
2015
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Cautionary tale; lighter load; name game

by  /  18 December 2015

Prenatal screening for some disorders crosses into dangerous territory, researchers spurn paperwork in favor of science, and a list of hilarious paper titles will make your day.

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Week of DecemberDec
7th
2015
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Outgrowing autism; scrutinizing cells; editing history

by  /  11 December 2015

Some children who ‘outgrow’ autism may not have had it to begin with; researchers are wasting time and money studying the wrong cells; and talk about CRISPR’s future stirs up the past.

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