This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a team of US and Danish scientists publishes a study identifying genetic overlap between five major psychiatric disorders: autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, and alcoholism. The researchers analyzed gene-expression profiles from hundreds of brain tissue samples from individuals with the conditions, as well as matched controls, and found patterns of shared as well as distinct gene-expression perturbations across the disorders.

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