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Spectrum: Autism Research News

Tag: publishing

May 2016
Week of MayMay
2nd
2016

Abilify alert; long-lived embryos; Missing publications

by  /  6 May 2016

An autism drug can cause compulsion problems, embryos survive a record 13 days in culture, and the results from some clinical trials languish for too long.

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April 2016
Week of AprilApr
18th
2016

Brain station; monkey business; duplication dilemma

by  /  22 April 2016

Researchers are proposing an ‘international brain station’ to share data between labs, China is becoming the destination for primate research, and 1 in 25 papers contains inappropriately copied images.

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Week of AprilApr
11th
2016

Deceitful DNA; grant gambit; autism glass

by  /  15 April 2016

A woman claims that a genetic test failed to flag her son’s deadly condition, a researcher wins a rare appeal of a rejected grant application, and a graduate student’s gadget could help people with autism to read emotions.

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March 2016
Week of MarchMar
21st
2016

Brain change; biobank first; family ties

by  /  25 March 2016

Transcranial magnetic stimulation turned John Elder Robison’s life upside down, Australia opens its first autism biobank, and Siddhartha Mukherjee pens a personal take on schizophrenia’s heredity.

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Week of MarchMar
14th
2016

Mortality crisis; probing prodigy; preprint appreciation

by  /  18 March 2016

Many people on the spectrum will not live to see their 40th birthday, a new book explores the link between autism and prodigy, and a growing number of researchers are sharing early versions of their papers online.

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February 2016
Week of FebruaryFeb
15th
2016

Contentious conclusion; journal jam; home sweet home

by  /  19 February 2016

A U.S. task force solidifies its stance on screening, a new journal promises a painless publication process, and a tiny mouse house may have a big impact.

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January 2016

Before talking about autism, listen to families

by  /  26 January 2016

Scientists should phrase their findings to be sensitive to the dignity and needs of people with autism.

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Week of JanuaryJan
4th
2016

Empowering plan; autism army; mustache mismatch

by  /  8 January 2016

Hillary Clinton makes history with her autism plan, an Israeli army unit seeks soldiers on the spectrum, and there are more mustachioed medical department heads than female ones.

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December 2015

Staff picks from 2015

by  /  22 December 2015

Some of our favorite stories this year went beyond the news to lay bare critical controversies or highlight real-world implications of research.

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Call to update standards for publishing autism research

by  /  1 December 2015

Autism researchers should take steps to communicate their findings before, during and after publication of the paper.

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