This Week in Nature

Two studies this week look at large-scale structural variation in schizophrenia. The International Schizophrenia Consortium used microarrays to survey rare CNVs in 3,391 schizophrenics and found that these CNVs increased 1.15-fold. Associations with schizophrenia were also found for large deletions on chromosome 15q13.3 and 1q21.1.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.