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Most Viewed Articles on GWDN Last Week: Aug 29, 2011

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) Beckman Coulter to Cut 8 Percent of Workforce
2) Analyst Suggests Life Technologies Could Be LBO Target
3) Johns Hopkins Lands $30M for Personalized Cancer Center
4) Layoffs at Life Tech
5) NHGRI Grants $14M for New $1,000 Genome Projects

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.