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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

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.