Research & Discovery

 The researchers noted that heritability of PTSD differed by sex, and that it overlapped with schizophrenia and other mental disorders. 

Driven by strong demand from the company's pharma customers, it posted sales of $498 million, beating the average Wall Street estimate of $488.6 million.

The researchers traced the expression of related genes to neural tissues and noted a link between puberty timing and cancer risk.

The deal gives Tanon rights to sell Sygnis's InstantBlue stain and Ultrafast blotting buffer in China and expands on a previous deal covering precast gels.

Though considered potential antibody alternatives, these reagents are more likely to succeed in new applications for which conventional tools are poorly suited.

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.