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Abbott's Plan to Streamline Dx Business Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb Daily News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Aug. 22.
 
1) Abbott to Streamline Dx Business, Cut Jobs (from Aug. 21)
 
2) NHGRI Awards $20M in Latest Round of Next-Gen Sequencing Grants (from Aug. 20)
 
3) Toronto University Group Collaborates with Thermo Fisher on Cancer Biomarker (from Aug. 18)
 
4) California Grants Navigenics, 23andMe Licenses to Offer Services in State (from Aug. 21)
 
5) Medco, FDA to Study Impact of Genetic Testing on Rx Efficacy (from Aug. 18)
 
 
The Scan

Booster Push

New data shows a decline in SARS-CoV-2 vaccine efficacy over time, which the New York Times says Pfizer is using to argue its case for a booster, even as the lower efficacy remains high.

With Help from Mr. Fluffington, PurrhD

Cats could make good study animals for genetic research, the University of Missouri's Leslie Lyons tells the Atlantic.

Man Charged With Threatening to Harm Fauci, Collins

The Hill reports that Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr., was charged with making threats against federal officials.

Nature Papers Present Approach to Find Natural Products, Method to ID Cancer Driver Mutations, More

In Nature this week: combination of cryogenic electron microscopy with genome mining helps uncover natural products, driver mutations in cancer, and more.