There's a fine line between creativity and madness, according to a paper appearing in Nature Neuroscience this week. Researchers from Amgen's DeCode Genetics and their colleagues report that high scores on polygenic risk assessment tests for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are also correlated with creativity.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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