National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins tells CNBC's On the Money that cancer research has reached an "inflection point."

Collins was in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, where he met with Vice President Joe Biden, who is heading up the new cancer moonshot initiative, CNBC adds.

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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.