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Invitrogen's Closure During Wildfires Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily 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. 26.
 
1. Wildfires Force Invitrogen to Shutter Carlsbad Facility, Though Distribution Unhindered (from Oct. 24)
 
2. Thermo Fisher Hints at Acquisition 'Opportunities' as Q3 Revenue, R&D Spend, and Profits Surge (from Oct. 25)
 
3. Watson Abruptly Quits From Cold Spring Harbor Lab in Wake of Racist Remarks (from Oct. 25)
 
4. MIT Lab Wins $20M Gift to Study Genomics of Mental Illnesses (from Oct. 22)
 
5. Baylor to Buy Seven More 454 FLX Sequencers as Part of Plan to Tackle Big Resequencing Jobs (from Oct. 23)
The Scan

Two J&J Doses

Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports.

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids

The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post.

Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease

The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics.

PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis

In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.