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BioMerieux's Purchase of AviaraDx 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, Sept. 12.
 
1. BioMerieux Spends $60M to Acquire Private Molecular Dx Firm (from Sept. 11)
 
2. 23andMe Knocks Service Cost Down 60 Percent; Offers Lineage Service with Ancestry.com (from Sept. 9)
 
3. Rep. Kennedy Revives Obama's Personalized Medicine Bill for Next Congress; Adds Incentives (from Sept. 10)
 
4. Experts Weigh In on Personal Genomics at Common Diseases Meeting (from Sept. 9)
 
5. NIH To Issue RFA for 'Transformational R01' Roadmap Program by End of Month (from Sept. 8) 
The Scan

Not as High as Hoped

The Associated Press says initial results from a trial of CureVac's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine suggests low effectiveness in preventing COVID-19.

Finding Freshwater DNA

A new research project plans to use eDNA sampling to analyze freshwater rivers across the world, the Guardian reports.

Rise in Payments

Kaiser Health News investigates the rise of payments made by medical device companies to surgeons that could be in violation of anti-kickback laws.

Nature Papers Present Ginkgo Biloba Genome Assembly, Collection of Polygenic Indexes, More

In Nature this week: a nearly complete Ginkgo biloba genome assembly, polygenic indexes for dozens of phenotypes, and more.