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Asperger Love

An empathetic portrait of Jack and Kirsten, a teenage couple with Asperger syndrome struggling to figure out romance and intimacy, from Pulitzer-winning New York Times correspondent Amy Harmon.

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Neurodiversity Forever

The disability movement turns to brains.

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On Twitter, “What a Party!” Brings an Envious “Enough, Already!”

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A Soft Spot for Circuitry

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Hello, I’m Your Sister. Our Father Is Donor 150.

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A Teacher on the Front Line as Faith and Science Clash

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Fighting for a Last Chance at Life

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Enlisting the Dying for Clues to Save Others

Researchers are increasingly relying on the very patients a new class of cancer drugs failed to cure.

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New Drugs Stir Debate on Rules of Clinical Trials

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A Drug Trial Cycle: Recovery, Relapse, Reinvention

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After Long Fight, Drug Gives Sudden Reprieve

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A Roller Coaster Chase for a Cure

At what may be a watershed moment in understanding genetic changes that cause cancer, a small band of doctors is doggedly testing a drug known as PLX4032.

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After DNA Diagnosis: “Hello, 16p11.2. Are You Just Like Me?”

Parents of children with distinct genetic mutations are seeking out others to form support networks.

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My Genome, Myself: Seeking Clues in DNA

For as little as $1,000 and a saliva sample, customers of an infant industry will be able to learn what is known about how their biological code shapes who they are.

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Cancer Free at 33, but Weighing a Mastectomy

More young women are learning early that they are genetically prone to breast cancer, setting off a new type of family drama.

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Facing Life with a Lethal Gene

Katharine Moser is learning to live with the knowledge that she will inevitably develop Huntington’s disease.

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A Limited Partnership

The black internet entrepreneur had the idea; the white one became the venture’s public face.

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Autistic and Seeking a Place in an Adult World

Justin Canha, a young artist with autism, prepares for life as an independent adult.

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A Son of the Bayou, Torn over the Shrimping Life

At 19, Aaron Greco was struggling with whether to follow his father and become a gulf fisherman when the BP oil spill made the decision more difficult.