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LSBC s Equipment Auction Tops Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK, May 8 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, May 5.


1. LSBC Bankrupt, Auctioning Mass Specs, HPLCs, Other Instruments  (May 3)

2. 454, Roche to Launch New Instrument That Can Sequence Larger Genomes (from May 1)

3. Thermo To Lay Off 100 Employees in Massachusetts Plant Closing (from May 1)

4. Qiagen to Acquire Gentra Systems for $38M (from May 4)

5. PerkinElmer Acquires Spectral Genomics to Grow Molecular Medicine, Genetic Screening Plays (from May 1)

The Scan

Call to Look Again

More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration.

Not Always Trusted

In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports.

Identified Decades Later

A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports.

Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease

In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.