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Autism science is moving ’stunningly fast’
USA Today

Nicole May sits in a dimly lit hospital room, cradling her 2-year-old son on her lap, rhythmically rocking him to sleep. She smiles into Nicholas’ wide blue eyes, brushing back his soft brown curls. One by one, Nicky’s fingers loosen their grip on his bottle of milk, the muscles of his round face relax and his eyelids droop. Carefully, May carries her sleeping boy to a loudly humming MRI scanner, laying him gently on the machine’s long, white platform.