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Autism genetics research advancing faster than scientsists can comprehend

Michael Ronemus | 
Last month, my colleagues and I published two large studies that sequenced the genes or exomes of thousands of families ...

Exposure to mother’s immune response in utero may lead to neurological problems

Virginia Hughes | 
Monkeys exposed in utero to their mother’s immune response to a mock infection show inflammation in their brains four years later. Researchers ...

Clinics unroll genome tests for undiagnosed disorders

Virginia Hughes | 
Over the past few years, teams of scientists have been finding genetic glitches related to a wide variety of disorders by sequencing exomes, ...
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