This Week in Science

In Science this week, a multi-institute research team publishes new details about origins of gliomas, offering insights that may help in characterizing and treating these tumors. A subset of gliomas can be identified by mutations in a gene called IDH, but these tumors can further been divided into two classes: astrocytoma and oligodendroglioma.

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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.