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Research challenges conventional wisdom about key autism trait

A new study into the causes of sensorimotor impairments prevalent among autistic people could pave the way for better treatment and management in the future, say psychologists. Publishing findings in the leading journal BRAIN, the scientists from the universities of Exeter and Bath present fresh evidence that sensorimotor difficulties associated with autism are likely caused by a […]

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Vanderbilt astrophysicist part of international team that discovered a gargantuan ‘alien’ black hole that challenges previous knowledge of the universe

A Vanderbilt astrophysicist played a key role in discovering an entirely new breed of black holes that presents far-reaching and fundamental questions about how we understand the universe. With close to a thousand scientists around the world working together through the Laser Interferometry Gravitational-Wave Observatory Scientific Collaboration (LSC) and the Virgo Collaboration, Vanderbilt research assistant professor Karan […]