Blogs TechLifeWait, vaccines don’t cause autism? Geneticist explains in TED2014 talk (video)by Stephen Hui on April 28th, 2014 at 9:37 AM 1 of 1 2 of 1 Geneticist Wendy Chung says parents of kids with autism spectrum disorder always want to know why.In her TED2014 talk in Vancouver, Chung explains an estimated 200 to 400 genes—and not vaccines—can cause autism. Join the discussion Comments We're now using Facebook for comments. Read Old Comments 1 Comments @therealgreenApr 29, 2014 at 12:03pmCan microwaves (both of the frequencies type, and those used to heat food) cause these mutations in food, and conversely, those nutrients produce a situation where cells in our body experience a similar mutation through regular consumption of "nuked" foods and/or exposure to microwaves in the environment (i.e. cellular/radio towers, WiMax, WiFi)? I understand these may contribute to the "cumulative" influences, but the "use case" for these consumer devices/technology reveals a very similar historical upswing, consistent to the rise of autism cases (thinking of the graph Wendy Chung uses in the video.