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Most Viewed Articles on GWDN Last Week: May 16, 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) Illumina Lowers Cost of Whole-Genome Sequencing Services
2) Report Suggests Big Payoff from Human Genome Project
3) GE Healthcare Believes It Has 'Game-Changer' for Cell Analysis Market
4) FDA Clears Affymetrix Gene Profiling Reagents
5) Qiagen Downgraded by Investment Firm Macquarie

The Scan

Possibly as Transmissible

Officials in the UK say the B.1.617.2 variant of SARS-CoV-2 may be as transmitted as easily as the B.1.1.7 variant that was identified in the UK, New Scientist reports.

Gene Therapy for SCID 'Encouraging'

The Associated Press reports that a gene therapy appears to be effective in treating severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome.

To Watch the Variants

Scientists told US lawmakers that SARS-CoV-2 variants need to be better monitored, the New York Times reports.

Nature Papers Present Nautilus Genome, Tool to Analyze Single-Cell Data, More

In Nature this week: nautilus genome gives peek into its evolution, computational tool to analyze single-cell ATAC-seq data, and more.