Actress Glenn Close says her genome shows that she is "fabulous, sexy, and divinely complex," according to the New Scientist. Close had her genome sequenced earlier this year in part to help determine the genetic causes of mental disease, as mental illnesses run in her family.

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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.