This Week in PLOS

A pair of PLOS One studies led by investigators at Duke University describes gene expression signatures in host blood that correspond with specific viral or bacterial infections. For the first of these, researchers tracked down similar, but slightly different, blood gene expression patterns associated with those with symptomatic H1N1 and H3N2 influenza A infection.

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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.