A team of scientists think they might be able use CRISPR to edit out genes associated with autism.
The testing on monkeys is being done in China because it would be too costly and controversial in the United States.
Researchers developed an algorithm which can detect autism in baby teeth with 90% accuracy.
“They just said, 'We don't tolerate that. We take it as a threat.' A threat? He didn't threaten anyone. He didn't do anything but play."
“I just want to cry because I have put my most precious possession in this teacher's hands this whole school year. To see this is how she thinks and feels for and about autistic children.”
Jillian Mai Thi Epperly also believes her cabbage juice can "cure" homosexuality.
The research is scheduled to begin in late 2018.
Hans Asperger referred children to a notorious euthanasia institution, according to new research smashing the idea that he was an opponent of the Nazi regime.
The boy's father said he hit him "in the body, upper torso, head, and face with closed fist until his son was deceased."
Marijuana may be the world’s most effective remedy for autism—if only it could reach the children who need it.
Racial disparities in autism diagnoses may be rooted in families' access to diagnostic services.
A Santa Claus in Indiana is suing a mother after she said he spanked her son.
Prenatal multivitamins could provide women with the means to actively prevent autism in their children.
Study author emphasizes mothers "should not base decisions about the use of antidepressants during pregnancy on any one study."
The Autism Sisters Project seeks to understand why boys are four times more likely to develop autism than girls.
Scientists could predict how quickly a pair of prairie voles would start getting close to each other and suggest the study could have applications for human bonding.
From dogs and horses to pigs, cats, turkeys, chickens and even miniature horses—a whole range of species can support their human pals.
Diagnosing anxiety in children had been extremely challenging because symptoms often mirror experiences on the autism spectrum.