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NEW YORK – Polygenic scores (PGS) developed using genetic risk variants identified in prior genome-wide association studies on adult mood conditions such as depression and neuroticism appear to be over-represented in children with social problems and other psychopathological traits, according to new research from an international team led by members of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium's bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder working groups.

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The Washington Post reports that US states and territories are seeking more funding for the distribution of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

The strain now accounts for about 80 percent of cases in Wales and Scotland, and about half of cases in England, the Guardian reports.

A new study suggests that using CRISPR to edit human embryonic DNA can lead to the loss of whole chromosomes, as the Associated Press reports.

In Science this week: ancient dog genomes highlight long ties with humans, genomic analysis of 40,000-year-old early East Asian individual, and more.

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