This article has been updated from a previous version to include comments from a Roche/454 official and other parties.

The International Collaboration to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon Genome seeks to award a multi-million dollar contract to one or a consortium of several large-scale sequencing centers to sequence, assemble, and annotate the Atlantic salmon genome using Sanger technology or the "equivalent," according to a request for proposals published last week.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.