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Most Viewed Articles on GWDN Last Week: Feb 25, 2013

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – What were the articles that gained the most interest from GenomeWeb Daily News' readers last week? Here are the top five:

1) Shares of Life Technologies Decline on Deal Doubts
2) Illumina Completes Verinata Acquisition
3) UK's NICE Recommends Use of Genomic Health's OncoType DX in Draft Guidance
4)Quest Diagnostics to Offer Natera's Prenatal Test
5) AutoGenomics Withdraws IPO for Second Time

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.