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GenePeeks is planning to offer preconception genetic risk testing service for people using sperm donors to conceive to limit the risk of having a child with a genetic disease, but New Scientist notes that a patent the company received covers a broader list of traits, including non-medical ones.

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Cancer researcher loses funding under new Wellcome Trust anti-bullying policies, the Guardian reports.

In Science this week: International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium publishes the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring reference genome, and more.

At his FDA Law Blog, Jeffrey Gibbs discusses FDA's technical assistance for the draft Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act.

The New York Times reports that genetic testing has uncovered unfaithful penguins at a Utah aquarium.