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Invitrogen s Winning BioSource Bid Tops Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories for Week Ended July 29

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, July 29.


1.  Invitrogen, Outbidding Bio-Rad, Will Buy BioSource International for $130M in Cash (from July 26)

2.  ABI's Revenues Grow 4 Percent in Q4 FY '05, Core PCR, Mass Spec Slides (from July 27)

3.  LabCorp to Validate Roche's AmpliChip, Help Evaluate Leukemia Microarray (from July 25)

4.  Two Research Firms Downgrade Beckman Coulter in Wake of Poor Earnings, Restructuring from July 25)

5.  Cepheid Finds 'Bug' in SmartCycler Diagnostic Software (from July 25)

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.