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May 2015
Week of MayMay
4th
2015

Spotted: Bad review; good business

by  /  8 May 2015

A sexist peer review sparks a Twitter firestorm, and business is booming for some firms that employ people with autism.

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Week of AprilApr
27th
2015

Spotted: Peer power; N of 1

by  /  1 May 2015

Peer review panels really can suss out good science, and clinical trials could get extremely personal.

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April 2015
Week of AprilApr
20th
2015

Spotted: Newt’s plea; CRISPR caution

by  /  24 April 2015

Newt Gingrich wants to double spending on medical research, and Chinese researchers highlight the hazards of editing human genomes.

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Week of AprilApr
13th
2015

Spotted: CRISPR clash; looking for love

by  /  17 April 2015

A biotech breakthrough sparks a high-stakes patent war, and two new films follow people with autism looking for love.

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Week of AprilApr
6th
2015

Spotted: Memory map; postdoc pileup

by  /  10 April 2015

A boy with autism maps the world from memory, and would-be profs are trapped in perpetual postdocs.

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Week of MarchMar
30th
2015

Spotted: Small scissors; fish flop

by  /  3 April 2015

The gene-editing tool CRISPR gets scaled down for mice, and omega-3 fatty acids come up short for autism.

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March 2015
Week of MarchMar
23rd
2015

Spotted: Gene-editing ethics; treatment turmoil

by  /  27 March 2015

The creators of CRISPR call for a ban on editing the human genome, and critics weigh in on a widely used autism therapy.

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Week of MarchMar
16th
2015

Spotted: Missing cerebellum; app approach

by  /  20 March 2015

Researchers home in on the cerebellum’s role, and an app helps children with autism make eye contact.

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Week of MarchMar
9th
2015

Spotted: ‘SciArt’ storm; college crisis

by  /  13 March 2015

Scientific art takes over Twitter, and college students on the spectrum describe their struggles.

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Week of MarchMar
2nd
2015

Spotted: Bigger brains; dress debate

by  /  6 March 2015

A human gene gives mice bigger brains, and people with autism weigh in on that white or blue dress.

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