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GE Healthcare’s Plan to Acquire Biacore Tops Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK, June 26 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, June 23.


1. GE Healthcare to Acquire Biacore for $390M  (from June 20)

2. Affymetrix Licenses Patents to Invitrogen for Manufacture of Nucleic Acid Arrays  (from June 21)

3. Solexa Says Invitrogen Reagent Deal Will Give 'Comfort' to Customers as it Sets its Sights on Sales (from June 19)

4. Have Genomic, Systems Bio Researchers Lost Their Way? Beyond Genome Panelists Think So(from June 21)

5. NIH Sets Aside $6M for Genomic Technology Development in FY 2007  (from June 19)

The Scan

White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds

A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans.

Study Points to Benefits of Local Consolidative Therapy, Targeted Treatments in Cancer Care

In JCO Precision Oncology, researchers report that local consolidative therapy combined with molecularly targeted treatments could improve survival for some lung cancer patients.

Genetic Variants That Lower LDL Cholesterol Linked to Reduced Heart Disease Risk

Rare variants in two genes that lower LDL cholesterol are also associated with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new JAMA Cardiology study.

Study Links Evolution of Longevity, Social Organization in Mammals

With the help of comparative phylogenetics and transcriptomics, researchers in Nature Communications see ties between lifespan and social organization in mammals.