Posted by Nature Special on Friday, November 4, 2011,
Autism spectrum disorder has attracted intense
interest from the public and scientists over recent years.Naturesorts fact from fiction in this hot,
but sometimes contentious, field: from the debate about soaring diagnoses, to
the idea that scientists and engineers are at high risk of having a child with
autism. The special includes news and comment fromNature,
and articles fromNature Medicine,Nature NeuroscienceandNature Reviews Neuroscience. Image Credit: Loannes Baptista, Wikimedia ...