This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, a team of Finnish and Norwegian researchers report on a genetic strategy to determine maturity in Atlantic salmon, offering insights that may impact population management in the fish. While it is known that adult male and female Atlantic salmon differ in size and have differing rates of maturity, the genetic underpinnings of these differences was unclear.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

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.