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Expected Nonrenewals for NHGRI Sequencing Grants 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, Nov. 10.
1. NHGRI Expected Not to Renew Agencourt's, Venter's Sequencing Grants (from Nov. 6)
2. In About-Face, Gene Logic Plans to Sell Preclinical Business (from Nov. 9)
3. Large Dutch Genotyping Study to Use Illumina BeadStations, HumanHap550 BeadChips (from Nov. 8)
4. Invitrogen Creates New Sales Position; Ciphergen Names New CFO; Aebersold and Hood New EMBO Members; and Others (from Nov. 10)
5. NIDDK's Genomics Lab Will Now Offer Microarray Services to All of NIH (from Nov. 8)
The Scan

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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

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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.