This Week in PLoS

The Netherlands Cancer Institute's Laura Van't Veer and her colleagues used whole-genome cDNA-mediated annealing, selection, extension, and ligation — or DASL — on 20 matched tissue samples to show in this week's PLoS One that "gene expression profiles from formalin fixed paraffin embedded breast cancer tissue are largely comparable to fresh frozen matched tissue." When properly processed, Van't Veer et al.

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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.