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Closure of Novartis Genome & Proteome Group Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb 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, March 23.
 
1. Novartis to Close NIBR Genome & Proteome Sciences Group, Fold Activities into Other Programs (from March 22)
 
2. Invitrogen, Distended by Big Acquisitions, Will Now Concentrate on Fewer, Smaller Buys (from March 22)
 
3. Accounting Rules Prevent Illumina From Booking Revenue for at Least 13 Sequencers (from March 21)
 
4. Scientists Tell Senate That Ongoing Weak NIH Funding May Strip US of Biotech Leadership Role (from March 20)
 
5. NimbleGen Files for IPO; Pricing Not Yet Determined (from March 19)
The Scan

Driving Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes Down

Researchers from the UK and Italy have tested a gene drive for mosquitoes to limit the spread of malaria, NPR reports.

Office Space to Lab Space

The New York Times writes that some empty office spaces are transforming into lab spaces.

Prion Pause to Investigate

Science reports that a moratorium on prion research has been imposed at French public research institutions.

Genome Research Papers on Gut Microbe Antibiotic Response, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Clues to Metabolism, More

In Genome Research this week: gut microbial response to antibiotic treatment, approach to gauge metabolic features from single-cell RNA sequencing, and more.