A recent study in Nature linked more than a hundred sites in the human genome to schizophrenia risk. Researchers were relieved, Nature Reviews Drug Discovery notes, to see one site — DRD2 — on the list.
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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.
The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.
Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.