Month: June 2010

Quickhit: new discoveries on the genetics of autism

The search for the genetic underpinnings of autism spectrum disorder has just yielded a new set of clues. In the largest study to date, the Autism Genome Project consortium reports that people with autism have more copy number variants – segments of DNA that have been either duplicated or deleted – in their genes.

Back again!

I now has new fast internet connection – feel properly connected again! There was also some strange blue thing above the clouds this morning, and a bright yellow thing – anybody know what they are?