Autism

08.21.19
New wristband could predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism
08.21.19

New wristband could predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism

It monitors physiological changes to predict aggressive episodes 60 seconds ahead of time.

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05.25.19
Recommended Reading: Undercover moms battle autism 'cure' on Facebook
05.25.19

Recommended Reading: Undercover moms battle autism 'cure' on Facebook

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08.02.18
Researchers use Google Glass to help kids with autism
08.02.18

Researchers use Google Glass to help kids with autism

The device helped notify autistic children which emotions people were expressing.

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02.20.17
AI can predict autism through babies' brain scans
02.20.17

AI can predict autism through babies' brain scans

It could lead to an earlier, more accurate diagnosis.

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01.25.17
Gene-altered ants show how animal societies work
01.25.17

Gene-altered ants show how animal societies work

Even slight changes in DNA can have a large impact on social behavior.

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01.10.17
Trump taps anti-vaxxer to lead vaccine safety committee (updated)
01.10.17

Trump taps anti-vaxxer to lead vaccine safety committee (updated)

PEOTUS "has some doubts about the current vaccine policies" -- Robert Kennedy Jr.

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01.25.16
Gene-modified autistic monkeys could lead to a cure for humans
01.25.16

Gene-modified autistic monkeys could lead to a cure for humans

The controversial approach may show whether gene editing can fix a major disorder.

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12.10.15
SwiftKey launches assistive app for users with special needs
12.10.15

SwiftKey launches assistive app for users with special needs

'Symbols' will allow non-verbal folks to communicate more easily.

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10.15.15
Apple introduces ResearchKit apps for autism, melanoma and epilepsy
10.15.15

Apple introduces ResearchKit apps for autism, melanoma and epilepsy

Apple wanted to make data gathering easier for medical researchers with ResearchKit. According to...

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