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Roche's $3B Bid for Ventana Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, June 29.
 
1. Roche Makes Unsolicited Bid to Buy Ventana for $3B; Ventana Urges Nonaction (from June 26)
 
2. DOE to Pump $375M to Drive Three Systems Bio Biofuel Research Centers (from June 26)
 
3. Venter Center's Synthetic Biology Goal Gains Traction in Game of Musical Genomes (from June 28)
 
4. Biomarkers Consortium Launches Website to Accept Proposals, Provide Funding Updates (from June 27)
 
5. ABI to Help Egypt, Discovery Channel Identify Mummies (from June 27)
The Scan

Review of Approval Process

Stat News reports the Department for Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General is to investigate FDA's approval of Biogen's Alzheimer's disease drug.

Not Quite Right

A new analysis has found hundreds of studies with incorrect nucleotide sequences reported in their methods, according to Nature News.

CRISPR and mRNA Together

Time magazine reports on the use of mRNA to deliver CRISPR machinery.

Nature Papers Present Smartphone Platform for DNA Diagnosis of Malaria, Mouse Lines for Epigenomic Editing

In Nature this week: a low-cost tool to detect infectious diseases like malaria, and more.