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Science  17 Jan 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5605, pp. 334
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5605.334

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Scientists have long known that connections somehow go awry in the brains of people with schizophrenia. Now advances in imaging and gene technology are allowing them to trace the axons that connect from neuron to neuron and make up the brain's white matter.