TRENDSPOTTER

Due to the events at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon last week, TRENDSPOTTER will not be appearing today. The column, which runs every Friday, will resume its normal publication schedule on Sept. 28. Ira Leiderman, managing partner of the Palladin Group, will bring readers up to date on how the current global financial climate might affect the genomics industry.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

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Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

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