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Baylor s Preparations for Hurricane Rita Top GenomeWeb s Most-Read Stories Last Week

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Sept. 23.

 

1. As Hurricane Rita Closes in, Baylor's Richard Gibbs is Last to Leave His Ship (from Sept. 22)

2. 'Evolution' of Drug Discovery Process Prompts Society for Biomolecular Screening to Change Name (from Sept. 20)

3. Thermo Sells Biostar Dx Business to Inverness for $52.5M (from Sept. 19)

4. Lee Hood Writing Systems Biology Textbook for Undergraduates (from Sept. 23)

5. GE Healthcare, University of Oxford Collaborate on Diagnostics, Therapy for Colorectal Cancer (from Sept. 22)

The Scan

Mosquitos Genetically Modified to Prevent Malaria Spread

A gene drive approach could be used to render mosquitos unable to spread malaria, researchers report in Science Advances.

Gut Microbiomes Allow Bears to Grow to Similar Sizes Despite Differing Diets

Researchers in Scientific Reports find that the makeup of brown bears' gut microbiomes allows them to reach similar sizes even when feasting on different foods.

Finding Safe Harbor in the Human Genome

In Genome Biology, researchers present a new approach to identify genomic safe harbors where transgenes can be expressed without affecting host cell function.

New Data Point to Nuanced Relationship Between Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder

Lund University researchers in JAMA Psychiatry uncover overlapping genetic liabilities for major depression and bipolar disorder.