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This story from Wired reports on a study indicating that some people have a genetic susceptibility for post-traumatic stress disorder. Variations in a particular gene appeared to correlate with people who were more likely to develop PTSD than people who did not. The study of 900 adults was published in JAMA this week.

 

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Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.