This Week in Science

In this week's Science, an international research team reports the sequencing of ancient African genomes, shedding new light onto divergence in human populations. The scientists sequenced the genomes of three Stone Age hunter-gatherers and four Iron Age farmers who lived in what is now South Africa, then analyzed them and compared the data to various modern and archaic genomes from around the world.

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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.