In PNAS this week: deep evolutionary conservation of autism-linked genes, cytokine signature of chronic fatigue syndrome, and more.
The company is collaborating with hospitals to implement sequencing and machine learning approaches to pinpoint the molecular etiology of autism earlier in age.
In PNAS this week: analytical method for assessing shared variants, treatment targets in hereditary pancreatic cancer, and more.
Spectrum News reports that a group has uncovered a statistical flaw in a recent paper linking new genes to autism or developmental delay.
The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.
In Genome Biology this week: genes linked to Hirschsprung disease, structural variant patterns in autism, and more.
One team examined single-nucleotide variation, indels, and copy-number variations in ASD, while the other focused on large structural variations.
Yale researchers find that autism risk-linked genes are also associated with increased cognitive ability, according to the Independent.
Two studies described de novo gene mutations involved in autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental conditions, while weeding out unrelated changes.
In PLOS this week: signs of positive selection at autism-linked variants, gut microbiome difference between active and sedentary women, and more.
The Economist reports that it is increasingly easier to analyze the metabolites people give off, potentially revealing personal information about them.
A controversial paper on the gender gap in science has been corrected, according to BuzzFeed News.
The Los Angeles Times reports that only a third of California students meet the state's new science standards.
In Science this week: evidence of interbreeding between the ancestors of West Africans and an unknown archaic human, and more.