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This Week in Science

In Science this week: genetic overlap between five psychiatric disorders, and more.

Using post-mortem data, researchers explored similarities and differences between autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, alcoholism, and depression.

A genome-wide association study meta-analysis found bipolar disorder patients with poor response to lithium have more polygenic risk factors for schizophrenia.

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.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.