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Delay of Invitrogen/ABI Merger Vote 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, Oct. 17.
1. Invitrogen, ABI Delay Shareholder Vote on Merger (from Oct. 15)
2. DeCode Shares Surge 40 Percent on Skin Cancer SNP Findings (from Oct. 13)
3. Decode Genetics Seeks to Sell Non-Core Assets; Shares Plummet (from Oct. 15)
4. Affy Warns of $20M Shortfall in Q3 Revenue (from Oct. 13)
5. Baylor College to Launch New PGx Chip in 2009 (from Oct. 17)
The Scan

Pfizer-BioNTech Seek Full Vaccine Approval

According to the New York Times, Pfizer and BioNTech are seeking full US Food and Drug Administration approval for their SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Viral Integration Study Critiqued

Science writes that a paper reporting that SARS-CoV-2 can occasionally integrate into the host genome is drawing criticism.

Giraffe Species Debate

The Scientist reports that a new analysis aiming to end the discussion of how many giraffe species there are has only continued it.

Science Papers Examine Factors Shaping SARS-CoV-2 Spread, Give Insight Into Bacterial Evolution

In Science this week: genomic analysis points to role of human behavior in SARS-CoV-2 spread, and more.