Federal law may protect people from getting fired from their jobs or getting turned away by health insurers because of their genetic makeup, but when it comes to other types of insurance, it may offer no protection at all, NPR's Shots Blog reports.
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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.
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.