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

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

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

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

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