The German Cancer Research Center and San Raffaele Hospital have been awarded US Patent No. 9,493,827, "Determination of in vivo DNA double-strand break localization and application thereof."
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.