This Week in Nature

In an advance, online publication of Nature this week, investigators at Yale University School of Medicine and their international colleagues report their use of whole-exome sequencing to identify "recessive WDR62 mutations in severe brain malformations," including microcephaly, pachygyria with cortical thickening, and hypoplasia of the corpus callosum.

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