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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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.