This Week in Science

In Science this week, a multi-institute team of researchers describe the use of a new sequencing technique for analyzing human gut microbes, which enabled them to evaluate the long-term stability of these bacterial communities. With the method, called LEA-seq, the investigators sampled the fecal microbial community of 37 people, four of whom were participating in a 32-week liquid diet.

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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.