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Gene Networks Linked to Obesity 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, March 21.
1. Researchers Find Gene Networks Linked to Obesity (from March 17)
2. Study Concludes Universal MRSA Screening Cuts Infection Rates (from March 18)
3. Study: Some Scientists Stack up Grants Even in Lean Times (from March 19)
4. Review of Literature Finds Hurdles Remain for Genomic Medicine (from March 18)
5. Researchers Identify Copy Number Variation Linked to Autism by Subtracting 'Normal' Variation (from March 19)
The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.