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Most-Viewed Articles on GWDN Last Week: Apr 4, 2011

By a GenomeWeb Staff Reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – What were the articles that gained the most interest from GenomeWeb Daily News' readers last week? Here are the top five:

1) Stanford Team Develops Non-invasive, DNA-based Transplant Rejection Test

2) J&J Building Portfolio for CTC and Companion Diagnostics

3) Senate Close on SBIR Bill

4) BD's HSV Molecular Tests Receive FDA Clearance

5) NIH to Fund DNA Data, Sample Storage

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.