Ian Wilmut, the researcher who cloned Dolly the sheep back in 1996, suggests that the way around the ethical and legal issues of using human embryonic stem cells is to grow stem cells up from animal eggs.

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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.