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Analysis of 2,000 Brains Provides Clues to Schizophrenia, Autism
Analysis of 2,000 Brains Provides Clues to Schizophrenia, Autism
The PsychENCODE project delves into the DNA, RNA, and protein changes related to brain development and neuropsychiatric disorders, but researchers caution it’s just a first step toward treatment.
Analysis of 2,000 Brains Provides Clues to Schizophrenia, Autism
Analysis of 2,000 Brains Provides Clues to Schizophrenia, Autism

The PsychENCODE project delves into the DNA, RNA, and protein changes related to brain development and neuropsychiatric disorders, but researchers caution it’s just a first step toward treatment.

The PsychENCODE project delves into the DNA, RNA, and protein changes related to brain development and neuropsychiatric disorders, but researchers caution it’s just a first step toward treatment.

ENCODE
Reveling in the Revealed
Kelly Rae Chi | Jan 1, 2016 | 7 min read
A growing toolbox for surveying the activity of entire genomes
Messages in the Noise
Sarah C.P. Williams | Aug 1, 2015 | 7 min read
After spending more than a decade developing tools to study patterns in gene sequences, bioinformaticians are now working on programs to analyze epigenomics data.
Batch Effect Behind Species-Specific Results?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | May 19, 2015 | 4 min read
Reanalysis of Mouse ENCODE data suggests mouse and human genes are expressed in tissue-specific, rather than species-specific, patterns. 
Similarities and Differences
Molly Sharlach | Nov 21, 2014 | 2 min read
Results from the Mouse ENCODE project point to key divergences in gene regulation architecture compared to humans.
Species-Specific
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 17, 2014 | 3 min read
Scientists uncover striking differences between mouse and human gene expression across a variety of tissues.
Expanding ENCODE
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 27, 2014 | 3 min read
Latest Encyclopedia of DNA Elements data enable researchers to compare genome regulation across species. 
Human Gene Set Shrinks Again
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 8, 2014 | 2 min read
Proteomic data suggest the human genome may encode fewer than 20,000 genes.
A Guide to the Epigenome
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Nov 1, 2012 | 8 min read
Making sense of the data deluge
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2012 | 2 min read
October 2012's selection of notable quotes
Forensic Law Turns to Epigenetics
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 25, 2012 | 1 min read
Privacy advocates are arguing that collecting genetic data upon arrest is an invasion of privacy, given recent evidence that 80 percent of the human genome is functional.
Getting to Know the Genome
Ed Yong | Sep 5, 2012 | 6 min read
A massive project involving hundreds of scientists suggests that very little—if any—of the human genome is truly non-functional.
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