Brain structure varies depending on how trusting people are of others, study shows

Posted in Medicine on 8th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

This research may have implications for future treatments of psychological conditions such as autism.

Autism is largely down to genes, twin study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Autism is caused by genetic make-up in 74 to 98 percent of cases, a Medical Research Council study of 516 twins indicates.

Global ENIGMA consortium cracks brains genetic codes for aging

Posted in Science on 24th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

8 common gene mutations leading to brain aging in over 30,000 brain scans that may unlock mysteries of Alzheimers, autism, and other neurological disorders.

Machine learning reveals genetic roots of cancers and autism

Posted in Software on 20th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers from engineering, biology and medicine teach computers to read the human genome and rate likelihood of mutations causing disease, opening vast new possibilities.

Autism link to air pollution raised

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

A link between autism and air pollution exposure during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.