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Invitrogen s Latest Acquisition Tops Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Aug. 26.


1. Invitrogen to Acquire Molecular Labeling Firms Quantum Dot and BioPixels (from Oct. 6)

2. PerkinElmer, Divesting Three Units, Shifts Focus on Health Sciences, Photonics (from Oct. 7)

3. Wary of Bioinformatics Bust, Biopharma Spends its IT Dollars More Wisely (from Oct. 4)

4. ABI/MDS Sciex Sell 21 Mass Specs to CDC, State Health Labs (from Oct. 3)

5. PerkinElmer Stock Climbs 7.4 Percent on Divestiture Announcement (from Oct. 7)

The Scan

Dropped Charges

The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal.

More Kids

The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children.

PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS

In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more.

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.