From Adaptive to Not

By analyzing ancient and modern DNA samples from the Tsimshian people of North American, researchers have gotten a glimpse of how contact with Europeans and the diseases they carried affected native populations, the Guardian writes.

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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.