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Companies Sent California Cease-and-Desist Letters 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 27.
1. California Names Companies Caught in Consumer Genomics Crackdown (from June 25)
2. Pawson Named Kyoto Prize Winner in Basic Sciences (from June 23)
3. Luminex Prices Public Stock Offering (from June 25)
4. Sequenom to Sell 5.5M Shares in Public Offering, Plans New MassArray Applications (from June 23)
5. MDS Acquires Blueshift Biotechnologies (from June 27) 
The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.