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Solexa’s Instrument Placements Tops Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK , July 17 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, July 14.


1. Solexa Places Genome Analysis Tech at Broad, Wash U GSC (from July 11)

2. JGI Discloses Plants to Be Sequenced as Part of DOE's Bioenergy Project (from July 11)

3.  GE Healthcare's Q2 Revenues Grow 10 Percent as Profit Jumps 18 Percent (from July 14)

4.  ABI Completes $120M Acquisition of Agencourt Personal Genomics (from July 11)

5.  DOE Will Enlist Academia to Help It Apply Genomics to Build Biofuel Industry (from July 10)

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.