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‘Jumping Genes’ Linked to Schizophrenia

Science Magazine, by Emily Underwood ~ January 2, 2014 Roaming bits of DNA that can relocate and proliferate throughout the genome, called "jumping genes," may contribute to schizophrenia, a new study suggests. These rogue genetic elements pepper the brain tissue of deceased people with the disorder and multiply in response to stressful events, such as