This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, an international team of researchers reports on the sequencing and analysis of the genomes of two acorn worms, gaining new insights into the origins of deuterostomes — a diverse group of organisms that includes the worms, starfish, and humans, and whose phylogeny is unclear.

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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.