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February 2015
Week of FebruaryFeb
23rd
2015

Spotted: Social cells; brain bulge

by  /  27 February 2015

A cluster of neurons helps monkeys cooperate, and a human gene makes a mouse brain look like a person’s.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
16th
2015

Spotted: Brain boom; cure conundrum

by  /  20 February 2015

Investors pour money into ‘brain medicines,’ and people with autism debate the need for a cure.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
9th
2015

Spotted: Maladjusted foals; Kanner controversy

by  /  13 February 2015

Some newborn horses have features of autism, and researchers argue over who first described the disorder.

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Week of FebruaryFeb
2nd
2015

Spotted: Back to basics; measles mayhem

by  /  6 February 2015

Grad students and postdocs prove why basic science matters, and an outbreak sends a sobering message.

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January 2015
Week of JanuaryJan
26th
2015

Spotted: Video therapy; supplement slam

by  /  30 January 2015

Home videos may ease social deficits in babies, and a supplement maker is scolded over autism claims.

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Week of JanuaryJan
19th
2015

Spotted: Suramin surprise; film under fire

by  /  23 January 2015

An ancient drug eases symptoms of fragile X syndrome in mice, and “The Imitation Game” draws ire over an autism innuendo.

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Week of JanuaryJan
12th
2015

Spotted: Autism tsunami; unfolding DNA

by  /  15 January 2015

Advocates warn of a dearth of support services for the 50,000 people with autism who enter adulthood each year in the U.S., and Cell gets cute with a stop-motion video about chromatin.

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