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Invitrogen Layoffs Top Most-Read GenomeWeb 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, Oct. 6.
 
1. Invitrogen Laid Off 60 Staffers in August; Will Lay Off 34 More Oct. 27 (from Oct. 4)
 
2. RNAi's Fire and Mello Win Nobel Prize in Medicine (from Oct. 2)
 
3. Agilent Asks Court to Review USPTO Decision Over Affymetrix IP Application (from Oct. 5)
 
 
4. $10M Genome X Prize Will Go to First Team to Map 100 Human Genomes in 10 Days (from Oct. 4)
 
5. NHGRI Awards $13M for Next-Gen Sequencing Technologies (from Oct. 4)
The Scan

Could Mix It Up

The US Food and Drug Administration is considering a plan that would allow for the mixing-and-matching of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and boosters, the New York Times says.

Closest to the Dog

New Scientist reports that extinct Japanese wolf appears to be the closest known wild relative of dogs.

Offer to Come Back

The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the University of Tennessee is offering Anming Hu, a professor who was acquitted of charges that he hid ties to China, his position back.

PNAS Papers on Myeloid Differentiation MicroRNAs, Urinary Exosomes, Maize Domestication

In PNAS this week: role of microRNAs in myeloid differentiation, exosomes in urine, and more.