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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: links between the gut microbiome and multiple sclerosis, and more.

Researchers from Hong Kong imputed transcriptomes from GWAS data and compared them to drug-induced gene expression profiles.

The study will combine cognitive assessments with genetic data and survey responses to gain insights into the causes of these two mental health conditions.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: fetal variants influence maternal risk of preeclampsia, and more.

Researchers identified truncating, psychosis-related mutations in RBM12 in a family affected by schizophrenia or other psychosis disorders.

Researchers for the InPSYght project are sequencing 10,000 genomes and generating linked-read data for 500 to better understand schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. 

The international team of researchers also examined the genetic ties between personality traits and psychiatric disorders.

The Geisinger Health System team found 241 genes, including 17 new ones, which could be related to autism, schizophrenia, and other disorders.

Using Myriad RBM's platform, Mayo researchers identify proteins that could be markers of bipolar I depression.

If it is able to implement its strategic goals, Myriad projected, it could have $1.5 billion in annual revenues by fiscal year 2020.

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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.