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2011-10-03 05:48:31

Mice with a single defective gene are showing striking parallels to humans with autism. According to a study published in the September 30th issue of Cell, a Cell Press publication, the mouse model offers several promising discoveries.

2011-09-29 22:51:52

Mice with a defective version of a single gene show behaviors and symptoms that are remarkably similar to characteristics observed in humans with autism spectrum disorders.

2010-11-04 01:52:55

Many gene variants have been linked to autism, but how do these subtle changes alter the brain, and ultimately, behavior?

2008-12-01 08:55:00

New research suggests different types of language disorders may be genetically linked.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.