autism, developmental biology
Amoebae Get Organized
Richard P. Grant | Sep 1, 2011
Editor’s Choice in Developmental Biology
Velcro Helps Muscles Grow
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 31, 2011
Stretching muscle cells as they grow helps promote the expression of growth factors.
The Risk of Aging Fathers
Tia Ghose | Aug 30, 2011
Older male mice sired offspring that had more copy number mutations, including several linked to autism and schizophrenia.
Vaccines are Safe
Tia Ghose | Aug 26, 2011
The Institute of Medicine has released a report saying that vaccines are safe and not linked to autism.
Next Generation: Hundreds of Cell-Analyses at Once
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 11, 2011
A new microfluidics chip lets researchers analyze the nucleic acids of 300 individual cells simultaneously.
Lab-Grown Sperm
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 4, 2011
Healthy mice are born from germ cell precursors grown in vitro.
Deconstructing the Mosaic Brain
Tom Curran | Aug 1, 2011
Sequencing the DNA of individual neurons is a way to dissect the genes underlying major neurological and psychological disorders.
Circadian Signs of Aging
Kerry Grens | Jul 13, 2011
The neural nexus of the circadian clock shows signs of functional decline as mice age, providing clues as to why sleep patterns tend to change as people grow older.
Repeated Regeneration
Megan Scudellari | Jul 12, 2011
A 16-year-long newt study finds that regeneration remains efficient with repetition and age.
Top 7 in Developmental Biology
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 12, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in developmental biology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000.