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Whatman's Possible Takeover 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, Jan. 11.
 
1. Whatman in Discussions for Possible Takeover (from Jan. 15)
 
2. Study Finds Weight Influenced by Thousands, Not Hundreds, of Genes (from Jan. 15)
 
3. Ventana Rejects Roche Acquisition Offer Again as Discussions Continue (from Jan. 17)
 
4. NIH Adds Details to New Public Access PubMed Policy (from Jan. 14)
 
5. Shares of Helicos Continue Rapid Rise (from Jan. 16)
The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.