This Week in Science

In this week's Science, an international team of researchers published the sequenced genome of coffee, giving insights into the evolution of caffeine in plants and providing a resource that may aid in the development of new coffee varieties. The scientists created a draft genome of Coffea canephora, which provides roughly 30 percent of the world's coffee, then compared the data with sequences from grapevine, tomato, and Arabidopsis plants.

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The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.