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Illumina's Public Stock Offering Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles 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, Aug. 15.
1. Illumina Nets $340M in Public Offering (from Aug. 13)
2. Nanogen to Merge with French Dx Firm Elitech in Reverse Acquisition (from Aug. 14)
3. JGI's Rubin Predicts Genomics Will Spur Biofuel Development (from Aug. 13)
4. FDA Clears Gen-Probe's HBV Assay; Approval Triggers $10M Milestone Payment (from Aug. 14)
5. DNA Barcoding Helps Expose Wasp Diversity (from Aug. 12)
The Scan

Possibly as Transmissible

Officials in the UK say the B.1.617.2 variant of SARS-CoV-2 may be as transmitted as easily as the B.1.1.7 variant that was identified in the UK, New Scientist reports.

Gene Therapy for SCID 'Encouraging'

The Associated Press reports that a gene therapy appears to be effective in treating severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome.

To Watch the Variants

Scientists told US lawmakers that SARS-CoV-2 variants need to be better monitored, the New York Times reports.

Nature Papers Present Nautilus Genome, Tool to Analyze Single-Cell Data, More

In Nature this week: nautilus genome gives peek into its evolution, computational tool to analyze single-cell ATAC-seq data, and more.