This Week in Cell

A Boston University- and US Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases-led team presents findings from a genome sequencing analysis of the Egyptian rousette (Rousettus aegyptiacus), a bat host capable of asymptomatically carrying filoviruses such as Marburg virus. The researchers put together a 1.9 billion base draft genome assembly from short- and long-read sequences, uncovering almost 19,700 predicted protein-coding genes supported by available RNA sequence and protein data.

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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.