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Google's Investment in 23andMe 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, May 25.
 
1. Google Buys Minority Stake in 'Personal Genomics' Startup (from May 23)
 
2. Helicos Again Cuts IPO Share Price, Down 40 Percent From High End of Original Price Range (from May 24)
 
3. Helicos Stock Trading Down 5.6 Percent on Opening Day (from May 24)
 
4. Proteomics to Play Role In New Stanford Center of Excellence for Early Cancer Detection (from May 25)
 
5. Ciphergen Says Weak Balance Sheet Raises 'Substantial Doubt' About Ability to Stay Afloat (from May 25)
The Scan

Pfizer-BioNTech Seek Full Vaccine Approval

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

Science writes that a paper reporting that SARS-CoV-2 can occasionally integrate into the host genome is drawing criticism.

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.