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Gene surveys identify schizophrenia triggers

Genome deletions raise chances of developing mental illness.

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For more on what these rare deletions can tell us about the genetics of schizophrenia, listen to Kari Stefansson, CEO and founder of deCODE genetics, on this week's Nature Podcast

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