This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, three separate research teams publish studies that collectively analyzed nearly 200 Zika virus genomes, providing insights into the emergence and spread of the disease. In one paper, a Scripps Research Institute-led team sequenced 39 new Zika virus genomes from infected patients and mosquito vectors, then tracked infections with the virus from its first detection in Miami.

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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.