Move Things Around

A congressional budget committee has proposed a shakeup, reports Jeffrey Mervis at ScienceInsider. The budget committee of the US House of Representatives has called for the elimination of the Department of Commerce and the reduction of research programs at the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, he says.

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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.