This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, researchers from the International Barley Genome Sequencing Consortium publish an integrated and ordered physical, genetic, and functional sequence resource describing the barley gene-space. Genomes from the crops of the Triticeae tribe, which includes rye, wheat, and barley, have proven difficult to sequence given their size and complexity.

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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.