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For nearly a quarter of a century, David Walt's laboratory at Tufts University has been applying micro- and nanotechnology to interrogate single molecules, analyze genetic variation, and investigate the contents and behavior of single cells. BioArray News spoke recently with Walt, co-founder and scientific advisory board chair of Illumina and Quanterix, about those activities.

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.