The federal sequestration is cutting back or halting grants that fund "potentially groundbreaking" personalized medicine research funded by the National Institutes of Health, Institute for Systems Biology President Lee Hood opines.

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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.