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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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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.