It takes more mutations to trigger autism in women than in men, which may explain why men are four times more likely to have the disorder
Walking through Gordon Fishell’s lab now, you would never know that much of his research was swept away by last year’s superstorm. Other scientists at New York University’s medical center cannot say the same...
The result could be due to the inattention to facial cues, not reduced empathy, among people with autism
Enzymes called topoisomerases are crucial for the expression of extremely long genes, including many that have been linked to autism
A new database pools health registry data from seven countries, dramatically boosting potential sample sizes for epidemiological studies of autism
Two university-based clinics have debuted large programs that rely on sequencing to diagnose genetic disorders, including developmental disorders such as autism
With the right incentive, such as winning a prize, children with autism do fairly well at inferring the thoughts and beliefs of others, according to a new study
Few studies of autism prevalence have been conducted in low- and middle-income countries. Freely available screening and diagnostic tools could help address this disparity