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People in the News: Christopher McGuigan, Gary Jacob, Thomas Adams, John Brancaccio, Antonius Schuh, Stanley Tennant

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Trovagene's stockholders have approved all six of the nominees for its board of directors, all of whom are current directors, to serve until the 2014 annual stockholder meeting. These directors include Christopher McGuigan; Gary Jacob; Thomas Adams; John Brancaccio; Antonius Schuh; and Stanley Tennant.

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The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.