This Week in Nature

In Nature Biotechnology this week, researchers from the Broad Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology describe a technique for inducible gene editing using a modified CRISPR/Cas9 system. The approach involves breaking the Cas9 nuclease, which is responsible for the DNA double-strand breaks triggered by the technology, into two pieces that reconstitute in the presence of a specific chemical.

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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

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.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.