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African Migration Study Tops 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, Dec. 19.

1. Out-of-Africa Migration May Have Involved More Men than Women, Study Finds (from Dec. 22)

2. Obama Names Lander, Varmus as Science and Technology Advisors (from Dec. 22)

3. Analyst Sees Obama Appointees as Favorable to Increased NIH Genomics Spending (from Dec. 23)

4. Bruker Execs to Take Salary Cut in 2009 (from Dec. 24)

5. Sanger's Return of Five SOLiDs Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles Last Week (from Dec. 22)

The Scan

Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids

CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old.

Sharing How to Make It

Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times.

Bring it Back In

Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.