The autism gene TBR1 controls the expression of several other candidate genes that govern the architecture of the brain’s outer section.
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Specialized neurons called chandelier cells, which dampen brain signals, make unusually few connections in the brains of people with autism.
A transparent set of electrodes enables researchers to simultaneously record electrical signals and visualize neurons in the brains of awake mice.
Two new methods for building ‘mini-brains’ may help researchers study how early brain development differs in people with autism.
How many cell types does the brain contain? Two new mouse studies bring scientists closer to the answer.
David and Bernardo Sabatini, brothers born just a year and a half year apart, invent their way to answering big questions about autism.
The brains of children with autism fold differently than those of typical peers, but the exact differences depend on location and age.
A researcher proposes splitting autism into subtypes, mitochondria make neurotransmitters, and highly successful grantees may face a funding cap.
Part of the brain’s outer layer thins too quickly with age in boys with autism, but not in girls with the condition.
A journal covering autism in adulthood makes its debut, researchers call for an ethical framework for human organoid studies, and the association between acetaminophen and autism risk comes under scrutiny.