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GE Healthcare's Bid for Whatman Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily 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, Feb. 8.
1. GE Healthcare to Acquire Whatman for $713M (from Feb. 4)
2. Bush's Proposed 2009 Budget Stalls Biomedical Research Funds (from Feb. 4)
3. Scientists Identify New Killer Transplant Virus Using 454 Sequencing Platform (from Feb. 7)
4. DNA from Peruvian Mummy Lice Reveals History (from Feb. 8)
5. Illumina's Q4 Revenues Rise 86 Percent; Legal Expenses Hit Bottom Line (from Feb. 4)
The Scan

Not Yet a Permanent One

NPR says the lack of a permanent Food and Drug Administration commissioner has "flummoxed" public health officials.

Unfair Targeting

Technology Review writes that a new report says the US has been unfairly targeting Chinese and Chinese-American individuals in economic espionage cases.

Limited Rapid Testing

The New York Times wonders why rapid tests for COVID-19 are not widely available in the US.

Genome Research Papers on IPAFinder, Structural Variant Expression Effects, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Markers

In Genome Research this week: IPAFinder method to detect intronic polyadenylation, influence of structural variants on gene expression, and more.