Friday, March 16, 2007

Autism study may hold clues

University of Washington scientists helped craft a report saying
random genetic 'glitches' could be cause of autism.

As the evidence mounts indicating that many forms of autism are caused by gene mutations, scientists working with top genetics researchers in Seattle have found compelling evidence suggesting most cases of autism could be caused by errors in human DNA that are random and spontaneous rather than inherited.

This from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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