We must diversify databases of reference DNA to improve our ability to interpret the consequences of genetic variation.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Neuroscientists are sounding the alarm about ‘pseudoreplication,’ a widespread practice that studs the literature with false results.
Nine U.S. clinics are pooling their data to create a registry of people who have an extra copy of a region on chromosome 15 called 15q11-13, a genetic abnormality often found in people with autism.
Two new resources catalog how genetic variants affect gene expression in the brain.
A large study of minute mutations in people with developmental conditions, including autism, has uncovered 200 potential risk genes.
A new method uses genetic clues to uncover new uses for existing medications.
An understudied chemical modification that influences gene expression is abundant in the brains of people with autism.
A new technique offers a fast, versatile way to measure gene expression in thousands of cells at once.
A new computer program can predict the 3-D structure of proteins at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods.