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Invitrogen's VisiGen Purchase 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, Oct. 24.
 
1. Invitrogen Discloses $20M VisiGen Acquisition; Posts 15-Percent Q3 Revenue Growth (from Oct. 21)
 
2. Researchers Find Evidence for Horizontal Gene Transfer in Mammals, Reptiles (from Oct. 21)
 
3. TSP Consortium Uncovers Lung Cancer Culprits Using Genomic Approaches (from Oct. 22)
 
4. Experts Urge Global View, Focus on Reimbursement for Microarray Firms Developing MDx (from Oct. 23)
 
5. Myriad to Split Drug Development, Molecular Dx Businesses (from Oct. 20)
The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.