This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Chinese University of Hong Kong's Dennis Lo and colleagues present findings from a bisulfite sequencing study of DNA circulating in the blood that revealed lower-than-usual methylation in individuals with the liver cancer hepatocellular carcinoma and other cancer types.

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

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.