Over the past century, scientists have used a variety of animal models to advance their understanding of the developing brain and autism.
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In the past two decades, some autism researchers have turned to simple animals, such as roundworms, fruit flies and zebrafish, for their investigations. Others have sought answers from experiments with frogs, birds and even octopuses.
Researchers are increasingly turning to simple animals to learn about autism biology and find leads for new drugs.
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