This Week in Science

In Science this week, a multi-institute team of investigators reports new details about the molecular chaperone Trigger Factor, which prevents the aggregation and misfolding of proteins. Using nuclear magnetic resonance and isotope labeling techniques, they show the structure and dynamics of three Trigger Factor molecules in complex with an unfolded alkaline phosphatase substrate.

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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.