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05 September 2011

Distinct brain traits in autistic kids

Researchers using scanning technology say they discovered physical differences in the brains of older children with autism compared to those of kids without autism.

Researchers using scanning technology say they discovered physical differences in the brains of older children with autism compared to those of kids without autism.

The study authors reached their findings after comparing MRI scans of the brains of 24 children with autism with those of 24 children the same age who had developed normally.

 
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