In case of disaster: Blood test could 'fast screen' for radiation exposure

In case of disaster: Blood test could ‘fast screen’ for radiation exposure

After a nuclear disaster like the one in Fukushima, Japan, in 2011, first responders need to quickly measure radiation exposure ...
Why some autistic people can tolerate severe pain? Gene mice studies yielding answers

Why some autistic people can tolerate severe pain? Gene mice studies yielding answers

The gene SHANK3, a leading candidate for autism risk, helps sensory neurons respond to pain, according to a study in mice ...
Autism risk may be related to genes that influence sex-specific traits

Autism risk may be related to genes that influence sex-specific traits

Genetic variants that shape physical features that vary with sex, such as waist-to-hip ratio, may also affect autism risk, according ...
Controversial test claims to gauge autism risk from placenta

Controversial test claims to gauge autism risk from placenta

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A new test claims ...