Male pups born to mothers treated with immune-stimulating molecules show autism-like behaviors and, unlike wildtype animals, do not lose memories formed during early life.
The hallmark autism trait has multiple facets, Uljarević and his colleagues have found.
A protective pathway that pauses protein synthesis is muted in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome, according to a new study.
A new technique used to create see-through rodents can help scientists analyze how the nervous system interacts with other body systems.
Mice with microglia missing receptors for the neurotransmitter serotonin since birth have too many synapses and show social difficulties in adulthood.
A subset of thalamic neurons support an aspect of social behavior called social recognition, according to experiments in mice.
Neuronal alterations outside the brain may help to explain a host of the condition’s characteristic traits, including sensory changes, gut problems and motor differences.