Politics & Media
Nov 24, 2009, 05:09AM

The misuse of science

Autism research and alternative agendas. 

"We were concerned that the study would raise a lot of controversy and be misused... We were right."

Dr. Carlos Pardo was trying to head off trouble.

The Johns Hopkins neurologist and his colleagues had autopsied the brains of people with autism who died in accidents and found evidence of neuroinflammation. This rare look inside the autistic brain had the potential to increase understanding of the mysterious disorder.


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