23 Oct '11, 1am

Autism's Causes: What Do Facial Features Reveal? | Care2 Causes

Autism's Causes: What Do Facial Features Reveal? | Care2 Causes

Might autistic individuals have distinctive facial features, as those with Down Syndrome and fetal alcohol syndrome do? A new study comparing facial data from 64 autistic boys aged 8 – 12 with 41 who are not on the spectrum found these characteristics: a broader upper face, including wider eyes a shorter middle region of the face, including the cheeks and nose a broader or wider mouth and philtrum (the part of the face divot below the nose and above the top lip) Kristina Aldridge, lead author and assistant professor of anatomy in the University of Missouri School of Medicine and the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, used a camera to take 3-D image of each child’s head. She mapped 17 points on a child’s face, including the corner of the eye and the divot above the upper lip: When Aldridge calculated the overall geometry of the face using these poi...

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Should Halloween Be Banned From Schools? | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 23 Oct '11, 5am

School districts across the US are banning Halloween costumes and celebrations. Elementary school students will not be all...

Iraq war over | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 22 Oct '11, 1am

Today President Obama announced that all troops will be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of this year. As expected, the mili...

Was Gaddafi Executed? | Care2 Causes

Was Gaddafi Executed? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Oct '11, 1am

Amid the jubilation over the death of Muammar el-Gaddafi, questions have arisen that could cast a shadow over the still-fr...

Largest Measles Outbreak in 15 Years in US | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 22 Oct '11, 4pm

214 children have contracted measles so far this year in the US in the largest outbreak of the infectious disease in 15 ye...

#OWS Is The People's Revolution: Will You Join ...

care2.com 23 Oct '11, 9am

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care2.com 21 Oct '11, 5am

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The 99% Harness the Power of Song | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Oct '11, 3pm

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Who Are the 99 Percent? Story #13 | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Oct '11, 9am

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Who Are the 99 Percent? Story #12 | Care2 Causes

care2.com 21 Oct '11, 2pm

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care2.com 22 Oct '11, 6am

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Knit a Penguin Sweater for New Zealand | Care2 Causes

Knit a Penguin Sweater for New Zealand | Care2 ...

care2.com 21 Oct '11, 7pm

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care2.com 22 Oct '11, 5am

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Ricky Gervais Ridicules Down Syndrome on Twitter | Care2 Causes

Ricky Gervais Ridicules Down Syndrome on Twitte...

care2.com 22 Oct '11, 3am

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