This Week in Nature

A news article in Nature looks into the problems inherited by the new FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg: "The FDA, once globally revered as the gold standard in regulation of food and medical-product safety, has lapsed repeatedly in recent years under a string of different leaders and a long stretch without any permanent chief," the article says.

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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.

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