This Week in PLoS

This week in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, an international team led by investigators at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute report the genome and transcriptome of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni. The team's data now appear in a searchable format in both the GeneDM and SchistroDB databases.

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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.