President Obama will leave office in less than six months, so Nature News has set out to explore what kind of legacy he leaves behind for such issues as climate change, biomedicine, scientific integrity, space research, and more.

Early in his administration, Obama overturned restrictions on research using embryonic stem cells and later launched initiatives to map the brain and cure cancer.

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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.