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Church Team's Involvement in X Prize Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Dec. 7.
 
1. George Church's Personal Genome X-Team Joins X Prize Race (from Dec. 4)
 
2. Eurofins to Close Three Facilities as Operon, MWG, and Medigenomix Subsidiaries Form Genomics Joint Venture (from Dec. 4)
 
3. Swiss Government Launches $354M Systems Biology Initiative (from Dec. 6)
 
4. Coriell to Use Affy Chips to Genotype Thousands of Volunteers; Project Will Study Effect of Genetic Risk Factors on Treatment (from Dec. 5)
 
5. Spanish Researchers Use ABI Tools to ID Pig from Pen to Plate (from Dec. 5)
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Study Reveals Details of SARS-CoV-2 Spread Across Brazil

A genomic analysis in Nature Microbiology explores how SARS-CoV-2 spread into, across, and from Brazil.

New Study Highlights Utility of Mutation Testing in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Genetic mutations in BRAF and RAS are associated with patient outcomes in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, a new JCO Precision Oncology study reports.

Study Points to Increased Risk of Dangerous Blood Clots in COVID-19 Patients

An analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that even mild COVID-19 increases risk of venous thromboembolism.

Y Chromosome Study Reveals Details on Timing of Human Settlement in Americas

A Y chromosome-based analysis suggests South America may have first been settled more than 18,000 years ago, according to a new PLOS One study.