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Top 10 Most Viewed Articles on GWDN in 2013

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Reorganizations, industry acquisitions, US Food and Drug Administration action on direct-to-consumer genomics, and the end of a partnership were among the topics that drew the most interest from readers in 2013.

Below is the list of the 10 articles our readers viewed the most during the year on GenomeWeb Daily News.

1) Roche Shutting Down 454 Sequencing Business
2) Thermo Fisher Buying Life Technologies for $13.6B
3) FDA Tells 23andMe to Halt Marketing Personal Genome Service
4) Life Technologies' Stock Jumps on Reports of Potential Leveraged Buyout or Sale
5) Roche to Shut Down Applied Sciences Business Area, Cut Jobs in Germany and Connecticut
6) Oxford Nanopore, Illumina to Cut Ties
7) Organizational Changes at Illumina Aimed at Growth, New Market Entries
8) Class Action Lawsuit Seeks to Stop Thermo Fisher's $13.6B Buy of Life Tech
9) Class Action Suit Filed Against 23andMe
10) Qiagen Acquires CLC Bio

The Scan

Driving Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes Down

Researchers from the UK and Italy have tested a gene drive for mosquitoes to limit the spread of malaria, NPR reports.

Office Space to Lab Space

The New York Times writes that some empty office spaces are transforming into lab spaces.

Prion Pause to Investigate

Science reports that a moratorium on prion research has been imposed at French public research institutions.

Genome Research Papers on Gut Microbe Antibiotic Response, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Clues to Metabolism, More

In Genome Research this week: gut microbial response to antibiotic treatment, approach to gauge metabolic features from single-cell RNA sequencing, and more.