According to researchers, children who have survived cancer are at increased risk of developing secondary tumors, says Reuters' Frederik Joelving. Gregory Armstrong from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital tell Reuters that skin cancers — which could be considered relatively harmless under normal circumstances — appear to be early warning signs of more aggressive disease in such kids.

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The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.

A cryptographic approach could help researchers keep genomic data private while researchers analyze it, Scientific American reports.

Andy Page, the former president of 23andMe, has joined a diabetes-management startup, according to CNBC.

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.