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California's Letters to Consumer Genetics Firms 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, June 20.
2. Fluidigm Sues Applied Biosystems over Nucleic Acid Amplification Patent (from June 18)
3. Invitrogen Deal to Acquire ABI Leads to Mass Speculation About Mass Spec Business (from June 20)
4. Invitrogen Forms Integration Team, Expects $60M in Synergies in 2009 (from June 20)
5. Gen-Probe, 3M End Collaboration to Develop Molecular Dx Tests (from June 16)
The Scan

Dropped Charges

The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal.

More Kids

The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children.

PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS

In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more.

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.