Merging 3D clusters of neurons that mimic different brain regions models the atypical electrical activity seen in an autism-related condition.
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An analysis of four molecular datasets shows a distinct signature, including changes in gene expression and chemical DNA modifications, in some autism brains.
Neurons derived from people with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome show deficits in calcium signaling and electrical activity, pointing to possible therapeutic targets.
Atypical development of a particular type of neuron explains the structural similarities seen in the brains of people with autism, schizophrenia and other conditions, according to a new study.
A new flexible electrode array can detect the activity of neurons in a rat’s brain at high resolution for more than a year.
A new, minimally invasive technique allows researchers to activate neurons in the brains of mice and monkeys by using a light source located outside of the head.
Several regions in the outer layer of the brain are thicker in children and young adults with autism than in their typical peers.
People with mutations in a gene called TBR1 have unusual features in several brain regions, along with autism traits and developmental delay.
The branch of the nervous system that regulates subconscious bodily processes such as breathing and digestion may play a key role in autism.