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Most Viewed Articles on GWDN Last Week: Oct 21, 2013

Most Viewed Articles on GWDN Last Week

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) Roche Shutting Down 454 Sequencing Business
2) Organizational Changes at Illumina Aimed at Growth, New Market Entries
3) Illumina Licenses Nanopore-based Sequencing Technology from UAB-UW
4) Roche Posts Flat MDx Sales
5) Cardiovascular MDx Firm CardioDx Files to Go Public

The Scan

Mosquitos Genetically Modified to Prevent Malaria Spread

A gene drive approach could be used to render mosquitos unable to spread malaria, researchers report in Science Advances.

Gut Microbiomes Allow Bears to Grow to Similar Sizes Despite Differing Diets

Researchers in Scientific Reports find that the makeup of brown bears' gut microbiomes allows them to reach similar sizes even when feasting on different foods.

Finding Safe Harbor in the Human Genome

In Genome Biology, researchers present a new approach to identify genomic safe harbors where transgenes can be expressed without affecting host cell function.

New Data Point to Nuanced Relationship Between Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder

Lund University researchers in JAMA Psychiatry uncover overlapping genetic liabilities for major depression and bipolar disorder.