In Nature this week: immunomagnetic method for sorting cells, cumulative effects of rare and common risk variants in schizophrenia, and more.
Researchers also uncovered associations between any psychotic experience and the genetic liability for schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, and bipolar disorder.
In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.
Researchers compared gene expression patterns in the brains of people with and without schizophrenia to uncover differences in when genes were expressed.
In Genome Biology this week: methylation and gene expression profiles in schizophrenia, genomic variation and selection in the mustard plant, and more.
An epigenome-wide association study of major psychosis uncovered hypomethylation at an enhancer that targets a gene involved in dopamine synthesis.
To understand the evolution of brain conditions and other traits, investigators plan to sequence human and pathogen DNA in thousands of samples from Europe.
Researchers focused in on strong candidate genes in schizophrenia with brain anatomy, brain activity, and behavioral screens on a large set of zebrafish mutants.
In Nature this week: GWAS of cigarette smoking behaviors, set of gene expression predictors for schizophrenia, and more.
With available brain data, researchers came up with expression prediction models for finding new schizophrenia-related genes in a larger case-control set.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.