All in the Structure

In a new study in Nature Neuroscience, researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine show that the reason some people with schizophrenia don't respond to antipsychotic drugs is because of the way the drugs affect DNA structure, reports Ed Yong at The Scientist.

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An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

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