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NEW YORK – Infants with high polygenic risk scores for autism spectrum disorder exhibit traits associated with the condition, a new study has found.

Autism spectrum disorder is highly heritable and both rare and common variants are associated with it. Signs of autism spectrum disorder typically begin to manifest by three or four years of age, but as that is after a time of accelerated brain development, scientists are searching for ways to spot those at risk at an early age when interventions may be the most effective.

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A federal judge has ruled that drug companies, device manufacturers, and universities need to provide missing clinical data from hundreds of trials to a federal website, ScienceInsider reports.

A genetic analysis suggests red pandas might actually belong to two different species, New Scientist reports.

NPR reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has fixed the problem with some of its SARS-CoV-2 testing kits.

In Nature this week: epigenetic factors that prevent healthy aging and more.

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18
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31
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Isoplexis

This webinar will discuss the application of single-cell proteomics and immune-imaging in adoptive cell therapy (ACT) for cancer.