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Changes in gene activity levels after DBS appear to underlie improvements seen in a mouse model of Rett syndrome, a genetic disease that causes intellectual disability.

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Meet An Artist With No Hands

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2016

The brain can compensate for missing body parts, allowing some people, such as Matthias Buchinger, to function at a very high level despite their disabilities.

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NSF Asks for Diversity-Boosting Proposals

By Kerry Grens | February 26, 2016

An initial round of grants is the start of a decade-long program.

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Ready, Willing, and Able

By Amanda B. Keener | October 1, 2015

Researchers with disabilities are making their fields more accessible.

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Handicapable

By Kate Yandell | September 1, 2015

Meet Tilak Ratnanather, the deaf biomedical engineer who mentors hard-of-hearing students headed for STEM careers.

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