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NIST's Call for Advice on Personalized Medicine Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb Daily News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Jan. 2.
1. NIST Calls Personalized Medicine a 'Critical National Need,' Seeks Advice for New Funding Programs (from Jan. 2)
2. Mixed Bag for Life Science Tool Stocks in December (from Jan. 2)
3. Helicos to Pay Down $10M from Loan (from Dec. 30)
4. Thermo Fisher Buys Facility for $14M (from Jan. 2)
5. FDA Seeks Public Assessments of Next-Gen Sequencing, Bioinformatics Tools (from Dec. 30)
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.