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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

Harvard Team Report One-Time Base Editing Treatment for Motor Neuron Disease in Mice

A base-editing approach restored SMN levels and improved motor function in a mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy, a new Science paper reports.

International Team Examines History of North American Horses

Genetic and other analyses presented in Science find that horses spread to the northern Rockies and Great Plains by the first half of the 17th century.

New Study Examines Genetic Dominance Within UK Biobank

Researchers analyze instances of genetic dominance within UK Biobank data, as they report in Science.

Cell Signaling Pathway Identified as Metastasis Suppressor

A new study in Nature homes in on the STING pathway as a suppressor of metastasis in a mouse model of lung cancer.