This Week in Science

A team led by investigators at Boston College this week reports its use of whole-genome sequencing to identify an etiological point mutation in Toxoplasma gondii TgDOC2.1 that causes a defect in secretion of the micronemes, "an apicomplexan-specific organelle that contains adhesion proteins."

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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.