This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, a team led by researchers at the Brown University School of Public health report a genetic variant that increases the risk of obesity in Samoans, providing new insights into the genetics of a population with the highest prevalence of obesity in the world.

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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.