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After 13 Years, Pioneering Autism Research Registry Shuts Down – Disability Scoop

After 13 Years, Pioneering Autism Research Registry Shuts Down  Disability Scoop A first-of-its-kind autism registry that collected research data from thousands of families has closed after 13 years and hundreds of studies on everything from … “twins research” – Google News

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Cloned mini-brains could boost research into autism, other disorders – Genetic Literacy Project

Cloned mini-brains could boost research into autism, other disorders  Genetic Literacy Project An army of free-floating minibrain clones are heading your way! No, that’s not the premise of a classic sci-fi brain-in-jars blockbuster. Rather, a team. “twins research” – Google News

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What the ‘broad spectrum’ can teach us about autism – Spectrum

What the ‘broad spectrum’ can teach us about autism  Spectrum The relatives of autistic people often have mild traits of the condition. Studying these family members could broaden our understanding of autism. “twins research” – Google News

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Early life experiences may shift severity of autism – Spectrum

Early life experiences may shift severity of autism  Spectrum A child’s environment exerts a strong influence on the severity of her autism, according to a study of 79 pairs of identical twins in which at least one twin has … “twins research” – Google News

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It’s Autism Awareness Day, But We Still Don’t Know What Causes Autism – Fatherly

It’s Autism Awareness Day, But We Still Don’t Know What Causes Autism  Fatherly Efforts in autism awareness ensure that people with Austism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are heard. But Autism Awareness Month also reminds us how little we … “twins research” – Google News

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Changes in brain anatomy may reflect autism traits – Spectrum

Changes in brain anatomy may reflect autism traits  Spectrum Some traits of autism are associated with obvious differences in brain structure, according to two new studies of same-sex twins. The scope of the alterations … “twins research” – Google News

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The Illusory Link Between Vaccinations and Autism – Psychology Today

The Illusory Link Between Vaccinations and Autism  Psychology Today A fake study linking vaccinations to autism has led to plummeting vaccination rates. Here’s how it happened, and what we know about vaccinations and what … “twins research” – Google News

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Girls with autism at high risk of sexual abuse, large study says – Spectrum

Spectrum Girls with autism at high risk of sexual abuse, large study saysSpectrumPettersson and his colleagues analyzed traits of autism and ADHD in 4,500 twins; 1,902 participants are male. The participants are part of the Child and Adolescent Twin Study in Sweden, which tracks all twins born in Sweden since 1992. When the … twins […]

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How heritable is autism? Twins research suggests we may be vastly underestimating it – Genetic Literacy Project

Genetic Literacy Project How heritable is autism? Twins research suggests we may be vastly underestimating itGenetic Literacy ProjectBy comparing the variants and traits in thousands of people, researchers can identify which variants are associated with specific traits and behaviors. For their twin analysis, by contrast, the researchers looked at the frequency of behavioral traits … […]

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How heritable is autism? Twins research suggests we may be vastly underestimating it – Genetic Literacy Project

Genetic Literacy Project How heritable is autism? Twins research suggests we may be vastly underestimating itGenetic Literacy ProjectBy comparing the variants and traits in thousands of people, researchers can identify which variants are associated with specific traits and behaviors. For their twin analysis, by contrast, the researchers looked at the frequency of behavioral traits … […]

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