Tag: genetic

Sex, Lies, and Autism Research

  How can we get tangible benefit from the millions we spend on autism science?. Posted Nov 12, 2017 The U.S. government is the world’s biggest funder of autism research.  For the past decade I have had the honor of advising various agencies and committees on how that money should be spent. As an adult

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Neuroscientists Decrypt the Mystery of Rapid Eye Movements

<!–//<![CDATA[ var pRtS = (location.protocol=='https:'?'https://adv.adsbwm.com/www/delivery/pti.php&#039;:'http://adv.adsbwm.com/www/delivery/pti.php&#039;); document.write("“); //]]>–> 504, Leonardo da Vinci made wax castings of the brain and coined the term “cerebellum (link is external)” which is Latin for “little brain.” A groundbreaking study released today reports that Purkinje cells (link is external) in the cerebellum are responsible for controlling the accurate execution of rapid eye movements. Coincidentally, da Vinci also

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Autism Today

 Autism Today Chemical restraint of intellectually disabled common in residential centres … – Irish Times http://news.google.com Tue, 02 Jun 2015 00:00:45 GMT Irish TimesChemical restraint of intellectually disabled common in residential centres …Irish TimesAn independent report Ms Kennedy commissioned from Dr Séamus O’Reilly, a consultant in emergency medicine, suggests the falls may have been linked

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