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Zerhouni's NIH Budget Concerns Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb 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, Dec. 8.
 
1. NIH Director 'Deeply Troubled' by Flat Budget; Says It Is 'Eroding' Agency (from Dec. 5)
 
2. GE Researchers Will Use $900K NHGRI Grant to Develop Single-Molecule Next-Gen Sequencer (from Dec. 4)
 
3. CDC Dishes Out $11.4M to Nanogen, Cepheid, Two Others Developing Portable Flu Dxs (from Dec. 5)
 
4. UK Study Will 'Challenge' Nutrigenomics' Claim That Food Conspires With Genes to Raise Disease Risk (from Dec. 7)
 
5. Blue Heron Gets New CEO; Genomic Health OKs ’07 Salaries for Brass; Proteopure Names Invitrogen Alumnus to Board; and Others (from Dec. 8)
The Scan

Wolf Howl Responses Offer Look at Vocal Behavior-Related Selection in Dogs

In dozens of domestic dogs listening to wolf vocalizations, researchers in Communication Biology see responses varying with age, sex, reproductive status, and a breed's evolutionary distance from wolves.

Facial Imaging-Based Genetic Diagnoses Appears to Get Boost With Three-Dimensional Approach

With data for more than 1,900 individuals affected by a range of genetic conditions, researchers compared facial phenotype-based diagnoses informed by 2D or 3D images in the European Journal of Human Genetics.

Survey Suggests Multigene Cancer Panel VUS Reporting May Vary Across Genetic Counselors

Investigators surveyed dozens of genetic counselors working in clinical or laboratory settings, uncovering attitudes around VUS reporting after multigene cancer panel testing in the Journal of Genetic Counseling.

Study Points to Tuberculosis Protection by Gaucher Disease Mutation

A mutation linked to Gaucher disease in the Ashkenazi Jewish population appears to boost Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistance in a zebrafish model of the lysosomal storage condition, a new PNAS study finds.