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Solexa s Plan to Sequence Human Genome Tops Most Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Dec. 16.

1.  Solexa, Releasing New Sequencer, Will Sequence Human Genome in '06 (from Dec. 13)

2.  Applera, Bio-Rad Agree to Settle PCR Infringement Suit(from Dec. 15)

3.  Applera Will Pay Undisclosed Sum to Genetic Technologies to Settle IP-Infringement Suit (from Dec. 12)

4. Roche to Invest $1.6M in Diabetes Biomarker-Discovery Research with SystemsX (from Dec. 14)

5.  Third Wave CEO Resigns, Says Firm's 'New Business Model' Represents 'Excellent Time' for New Leadership (from Dec. 15)

The Scan

Pfizer-BioNTech Seek Full Vaccine Approval

According to the New York Times, Pfizer and BioNTech are seeking full US Food and Drug Administration approval for their SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Viral Integration Study Critiqued

Science writes that a paper reporting that SARS-CoV-2 can occasionally integrate into the host genome is drawing criticism.

Giraffe Species Debate

The Scientist reports that a new analysis aiming to end the discussion of how many giraffe species there are has only continued it.

Science Papers Examine Factors Shaping SARS-CoV-2 Spread, Give Insight Into Bacterial Evolution

In Science this week: genomic analysis points to role of human behavior in SARS-CoV-2 spread, and more.