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High-profile autism genetics project paused amid backlash

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Nature 598, 17-18 (2021)


Updates & Corrections

  • Clarification 29 September 2021: This article has been amended to use the identity-first language ‘autistic people’.

  • Clarification 04 October 2021: The story has been modified to make clear that certain criticisms of the Spectrum 10K study stem from some, but not all, in the autism community.

  • Clarification 07 October 2021: The word ‘suspended’ has been removed from the story to avoid ambiguity; the Spectrum 10K study was voluntarily paused by the research team.


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