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Human Microbiome Project Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles from Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb Daily News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, June 6.
 
1. Researchers Discuss Future of the 'Second Human Genome Project (from June 5)
 
2. Roche to Exclusively Distribute Two DxS Cancer Companion Tests (from June 3)
 
3. ASCO Presenter Urges KRAS Testing for All Colorectal Cancer Patients Before Erbitux Treatment (from June 2)
 
4. Invitrogen Gets FDA Clearance for Transplant Dx System (from June 4)
 
5. US Institutes to Help Luxembourg Build $200M-Plus Personalized Medicine Programs (from June 6)
The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.