University of Cambridge

A Conversation with Researcher Varun Warrier About his Work on Empathy and the Theory of the Mind

April 02, 2018
Researcher Varun Warrier talks with 23andMe about his work studying autism, empathy and the "theory of the mind."
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New Research on the Genetics of Empathy, and How it Relates to Autism

March 12, 2018
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have found that it isn’t just your environment and experiences that influence the empathy you feel for others, your genes also play a small but important role and this connection also sheds new light on the biology of autism.
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New genetic associations found for restless legs syndrome

October 18, 2017
In the largest study of its kind, an international team of researchers identified new genetic variants associated with restless legs syndrome.Published in the journal Lancet Neurology, the study also identified...
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Genetics found to influence puberty timing in girls and boys

November 09, 2015
By looking at data on when boys’ voices first broke as a way to time the onset of puberty, researchers at the University of Cambridge have completed a first-of-its-kind genetic...
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