This Week in Science

In Science this week, the Brainstorm Consortium reports an analysis of shared heritability in common brain disorders, finding significant genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders. The consortium examined 25 brain disorders using genome-wide association studies of 265,218 patients and 784,643 control participants, and assessed their relationship to 17 phenotypes from almost 1.2 million individuals.

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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.