This Week in Science

In Science this week, a trio of investigators from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center report "a general strategy for studying nucleosome dynamics and uncover nucleosome turnover differences across the genome that are likely to have functional importance for epigenome maintenance, gene regulation, and control of DNA replication." Namely, they found that nucleosome turnover occurs rapidly over active gene bodies, epigenetic regulators, and replication origins in Drosophila cells.

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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.