Pay disparity between men and women working in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics has caught the attention of the satirical news site The Onion.

This "news story" recounts an initiative to lure girls and young women into STEM careers where they can be vastly some $4,000 less, on average, than their male peers.

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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.

In Science this week: International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium publishes the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring reference genome, and more.