Brain tissues from people with autism of unknown cause and from people with either of two genetic forms of the condition all show similar patterns of methyl groups on DNA.
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Despite the hype around a new study, it may be too soon to conclude that taking prenatal vitamins during pregnancy lowers the child’s chances of autism.
An experimental compound that blocks two enzymes involved in gene expression improves social behavior in young mice.
Una remota ciudad colombiana es el hogar del grupo más grande de personas con síndrome de X frágil. Los científicos están aprendiendo de ellos y tratando de ayudar.
Experiences may shape the human brain by altering neurons that boost brain activity.
A new technique reveals the active genes and the regions that regulate them in thousands of single cells at once.
Watch the complete replay of Janine LaSalle discussing gene-environment interactions and autism.
A new tool can predict a genetic problem called ‘haploinsufficiency’ in which a mutation impairs the function of one copy of a gene.