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Watson's Suspension from CSHL 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, Oct. 19.
1. CSHL Suspends James Watson Over 'Racist' Comments; Says It 'Disagrees' With His Remarks (from Oct. 19)
2. FDA Warns Exact Sciences that CRC Assay Requires Premarket Approval (from Oct. 17)
3. Roche Molecular Dx Revenue Slides 3 Percent as Applied Science Surges 10 Percent Over Past Nine Months (from Oct. 16)
4. HapMap Consortium Publishes 'Phase II' Genetic Variation Map with 3M SNPs (from Oct. 17)
5. Agendia to Develop Array-Based Dx for Herceptin Resistance (from Oct. 15) 
The Scan

And For Adolescents

The US Food and Drug Administration has authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between the ages of 12 and 15 years old.

Also of Concern to WHO

The Wall Street Journal reports that the World Health Organization has classified the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.617 as a "variant of concern."

Test for Them All

The New York Times reports on the development of combined tests for SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses like influenza.

PNAS Papers on Oral Microbiome Evolution, Snake Toxins, Transcription Factor Binding

In PNAS this week: evolution of oral microbiomes among hominids, comparative genomic analysis of snake toxins, and more.