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Japanese researchers performed quantitative trait loci analysis on more than 1,000 mice to look for the mechanism behind prepulse inhibition, which is decreased in schizophrenia. Of the candidate genes, FABP7-deficient mice had a decreased prepulse inhibition, a shorter startle response latency, and had a greater effect on male mice.

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New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.

A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.

Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.

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