Every week there seems to be new research published on Austism, ASD and it's affiliates like Aspergers.
The latest, published in a copy of the Metro a week or so ago, postulates that parents in technology (check) and/or science (not check) could be passing on the gene that causes autism.
Hey cool. With another one on the way next month, that's really the kind of research I want to be reading!
The positive element from the article was the list of famous historical figures who had autism to some degree - including Albert Einsten, Andy Warhol and Charles Darwin. They all eeked about a place for themselves in history, so there is hope.