This Week in Science

In Science this week, international research teams reports the construction and analyses of a fully annotated reference genome for bread wheat. In one study, the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) publishes the first high-quality fully annotated reference genome sequence of the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring, providing the location and organization of over 107,000 genes and more than 4 million markers across all of the variety's 21 chromosomes.

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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.