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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

UK Pilot Study Suggests Digital Pathway May Expand BRCA Testing in Breast Cancer

A randomized pilot study in the Journal of Medical Genetics points to similar outcomes for breast cancer patients receiving germline BRCA testing through fully digital or partially digital testing pathways.

Survey Sees Genetic Literacy on the Rise, Though Further Education Needed

Survey participants appear to have higher genetic familiarity, knowledge, and skills compared to 2013, though 'room for improvement' remains, an AJHG paper finds.

Study Reveals Molecular, Clinical Features in Colorectal Cancer Cases Involving Multiple Primary Tumors

Researchers compare mismatch repair, microsatellite instability, and tumor mutation burden patterns in synchronous multiple- or single primary colorectal cancers.

FarGen Phase One Sequences Exomes of Nearly 500 From Faroe Islands

The analysis in the European Journal of Human Genetics finds few rare variants and limited geographic structure among Faroese individuals.