Tweaks to the popular gene-editing tool allow researchers to forge neurons from skin, swap the chemical tags on genes, and more.
Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.
A set of seven standard tests can accurately assess cognitive capacities in people with various types of intellectual disability.
A new method labels neurons with barcodes to deduce their routes through the brain.
A new injectable electronic mesh enables researchers to gently eavesdrop on the chatter of hundreds of neurons inside the brain.
A new technique acts as a genetic geolocator, pinpointing the precise location of genes that are expressed in the brain.
A potent chemical cocktail renders tissue transparent in a way that makes even buried brain structures visible.
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