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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Some Sciency Stuff.

Gene variants in autism linked to brain development

ScienceDaily (2011-03-01) -- New research on the genomics of autism confirms that the genetic roots of the disorder are highly complicated, but that common biological themes underlie this complexity. While the gene alterations are individually very rare, they mostly appear to disrupt genes that play important functional roles in brain development and nerve signaling. ... > read full article


  1. yeah bbs mum. I think so too. I have to admit I really want the cause of ASD to be genetic. It'll feel like I have been let off the hook a little bit.