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Think Science Now's Most Popular Blog Posts of 2011
Here is a recap of some of the most popular Think Science Now (TSN) blog posts of 2011. Let's take a look back:
4. Mercedes Beyna's discussion of recent autism research demonstrated the season during which a child is conceived has a direct link to the probability of that child developing autism. The study, which spanned over 6.5 million births over 12 years, showed that children conceived in summer have the lowest risk of developing autism. Click here to learn more about the seasonal link with autism.
3. Brian O'Connor's "Science Article of The Week" post celebrated the discovery of two new elements - called 114 and 116 for the time being. These elements only last a few seconds before disintegrating. Click here to learn more about the discovery of these elements.
2. TSN's "Breakthroughs" series on autism - made possible by a partnership with Big Think - brought together leading researchers and academics to discuss the latest breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment. Click here to view these videos.