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Volume 468 Number 7321 pp133-340

11 November 2010

About the cover

This special issue of Nature includes a series of News Features, Comment pieces and Perspectives on our current knowledge of schizophrenia and the research agenda. Advances in this area might help to control the condition in the next decades. The cover artwork is by Rodger Casier and NARSAD Artworks, a non-profit organization that showcases artists with mental illness. Proceeds from the art go to the research-funding body NARSAD.

This Week

Editorials

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  • Combating schizophrenia

    Research has revealed daunting complexities in the psychiatric condition, but also new routes towards diagnosis and treatment.

  • States or the union

    California climate initiative moves decisively forward, providing a glimmer of hope.

  • Worth waiting for

    A wise report on genetic screening from the Leopoldina has been 350 years in the making.

World view

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Seven Days

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News in Focus

  • Measuring the meltdown

    With global warming hitting the Tibetan plateau hard, scientists gather to plan an international research campaign to understand and mitigate changes at the 'third pole'.

    • Jane Qiu
  • US science faces a squeeze

    Power shift in Congress paves way for Republicans to constrict government spending.

    • Richard Monastersky
    • Jeff Tollefson
    • Meredith Wadman
    • Eugenie Samuel Reich
  • There will be blood

    Direct conversion of cell types could offer safer, simpler treatments than stem cells.

    • Ewen Callaway

Features

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comment

  • Short-lived campaigns are not enough

    The stigma of mental illness will be reduced only if region-specific awareness initiatives become a permanent fixture of health and social services, argues Norman Sartorius.

Books and Arts

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  • Innovation: Lighting the creative spark

    Ingenuity combines individual skill with shared ideas, explains Robert J. Sternberg.

    • Review of Sudden Genius? The Gradual Path to Creative Breakthroughs Andrew Robinson Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation Steven Johnson
  • Q&A: On facts and fiction

    Novelist Tracy Chevalier describes her experience of judging the entries in this year's Royal Society Prize for Science Books, and explains why she placed a nineteenth-century female fossil hunter at the centre of her last novel.

Correspondence

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Obituary

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Careers

News

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Q&As

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  • Jacob Hanna

    Palestinian researcher heads to Israel to foster scientific exchange.

    • Virginia Gewin

Career Briefs

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Futures

research

Perspectives

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Articles

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Letters

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Erratum

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