This Week in Science

In this week's Science, an international research team reports using advanced genomic technologies to identify the genetic modifications underlying the domestication of wheat. Using 3D genetic sequencing data and specialized software, the scientists reconstructed the 14 chromosomes of wild tetraploid wheat, Triticum turgidum.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.