A genome-wide association study including some 38,000 cases and 113,000 controls has linked 108 loci to schizophrenia, the authors report in Nature today.

Of those loci, the Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium led by Cardiff University's Michael O'Donovan notes that 83 loci had not been previously linked to the disease.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.