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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Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.