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Unusual sensory responses in infancy may hint at autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Some children diagnosed with autism by age 2 show unusual responses to sights, sounds and textures as infants. Source: Unusual sensory responses in infancy may hint at autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News

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Regulation of Sensory-dependent Circuit Refinement by TWEAK/Fn14 Cytokine Signaling | The Scientist Magazine®

Advanced Cell Diagnostics invites you to join them for an educational webinar on sensory-dependent circuit refinement in the brain. Source: Regulation of Sensory-dependent Circuit Refinement by TWEAK/Fn14 Cytokine Signaling | The Scientist Magazine®

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Life Deep Underground Is Twice the Volume of the Oceans: Study | The Scientist Magazine®

Scientists estimate that subterranean organisms constitute a massive amount of carbon, 245 to 385 times greater than that contained in all humans. Source: Life Deep Underground Is Twice the Volume of the Oceans: Study | The Scientist Magazine®

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Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study | The Scientist Magazine®

Plus, more scientists nowadays spend their entire careers in supporting roles, rather than leading their own research programs. Source: Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study | The Scientist Magazine®

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What Ever Happened to the Vaccine-Autism Commission? – American Free Press

Americans concerned about dangerous effects of vaccinations had hoped, based on candidate Trump’s statements, that the new president would empanel a commission to review the dangerous practic…   There was little updated news about the proposed commission until February 2018, when Kennedy said he’d had no contact with the White House for at least six […]

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Searching for a vaccine against mistrust

All of the following happened during a three-week stretch in August: A nurse at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston posted a comment on an anti-vaccine Facebook page about the city’s first measles case in five years. She said the young boy, whom she described as “super sick,” was the first case of measles she and […]

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Michael Gerson: Italian anti-vaxxers can provide a lesson for Americans | The Berkshire Eagle | Pittsfield Breaking News, Sports, Weather, Traffic

FLORENCE, Italy — It was here in 1614 that Tommaso Caccini preached a sermon in the church of Santa Maria Novella denouncing Galileo and other scientists who held the heretical view that the … Source: Michael Gerson: Italian anti-vaxxers can provide a lesson for Americans | The Berkshire Eagle | Pittsfield Breaking News, Sports, Weather, […]