Study identifies a short gene segment crucial for brain development and information processing. The absence of the gene segment induces altered social behaviors, learning difficulties, and memory deficits, which are hallmarks of a subset of ASD.
Study reveals how a protein that transports essential amino acids across the placenta plays a role in fetal development. Deficiencies of the SNAT4 protein may result in developmental abnormalities and a higher risk of miscarriage.
Rockefeller University researchers reveal Huntington's neurons are much larger than healthy cells.
The ability to select specific traits, such as height or IQ, brought about by multiple genes is more complicated than most people realize.
Researchers say the new technique can help prevent transplant rejection.