This Week in Nature

Members of the Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Initiative present a detailed look at the genetic and phenotypic variability in human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). They generated, genotyped, and phenotyped 711 iPSC lines derived from 301 healthy individuals, identifying the major sources of genetic and phenotypic variation in these cells and establishing their suitability as models of complex human traits and cancer.

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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.