All New York University articles

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    Researchers discover evolutionary “tipping point” in fungi


    Scientists have found a ‘tipping point’ in the evolution of fungi that throttles their growth and sculpts their shapes, demonstrating how small changes in environmental factors can lead to huge changes in evolutionary outcomes.

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    Autism-specific metabolic pathways linked to gut microbes


    A reanalysis of previous studies has identified autism-specific metabolic pathways associated with particular human gut microbes - these were also seen elsewhere in autistic individuals, from their brain-associated gene expression profiles to their diets.