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Protein Switch Dictates Cellular Fate: Stem Cell or Neuron

Human neural progenitor cells isolated under selective culture conditions from the developing human brain and directed through lineage differentiation. Neural progenitor cells are stained green; differentiated astrocytes are orange. Nuclei are stained blue. Image courtesy of the National Institute of … Continue reading

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Research backs more strategies for children with autism

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders has released its much-anticipated update on evidence-based practices for children and youth with autism. Scientists at UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute spearheaded the project, screening 29,000 articles about autism … Continue reading

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Robot Rene spots autism faster

Scientists in Croatia say a new robot they have built will make it quicker and easier to detect autism in children. Equipped with a camera, microphone and speakers the humanoid, named Rene, records a child’s voice and assesses, among other things, their … Continue reading

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Vaccines Do Irreparable Harm: Study from Poland

The authors of this powerful new review wrote: “It is not reasonable to assume that manipulation of the immune system through an increasing number of vaccinations during critical periods of brain development will not result in adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes.” Here’s … Continue reading

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New regulatory autism gene discovered

Washington, July 02 (ANI): A new research has found out thatRORA, a novel candidate gene for autism, regulates a large number of other genes associated with the condition. Valerie Hu, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School … Continue reading

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