NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix and Nanosphere were the two greatest beneficiaries of a rebound in March for stocks in the GenomeWeb Daily News Index.

Shares of both firms gained just over 50 percent in March, as stocks across the board rebounded from a very poor February, in which the Index had dropped 6 percent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average had fallen 12 percent.

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A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

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