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Adding up autism risks

The causes of autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are complex, and contain elements of both nature (genes) and the environment. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Molecular Autism shows ...

Oct 15, 2012
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Gene regulation through non-coding RNAs

A number non-coding RNAs are transcribed in humans but their role in the human body has not been elucidated. European scientists are deciphering the role of such RNAs in a newly discovered imprinted human ...

Sep 20, 2012
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New light on genetics of autism

The genetics of autism is complex and possibly influenced by mutations with very large effects. EU genomics research has found more candidate genes that increase susceptibility to the condition.

Sep 14, 2012
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