NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Amid the turmoil of the US stock market in the latter part of September, many of the 35 firms in the GenomeWeb Daily News Index saw their stocks drop by double digits, with Decode Genetics and Helicos BioSciences feeling the impact more than the others.
 

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