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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 White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

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In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.