In this week's Nature, a team led by Washington University School of Medicine researchers reports using a genome-wide CRISPR-Cas9 screen to identify a cell surface receptor used by the chikungunya virus to infect cells.
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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.