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New Timeline for HIV's Spread to Humans Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb Daily News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Oct. 3.
1. HIV Entered Human Population in Early 20th Century, New Research Suggests (from Oct. 1)
2. Qiagen Acquires Biotage Pyrosequencing Tech for MDx Applications (from Oct. 1)
3. NIH Awards Nearly $200M for Epigenomics Program (from Sept. 30)
4. NIH to Continue at 2008 Funding Levels through March (from Oct. 1)
5. Cepheid Gets FDA Clearance for MRSA/SA Molecular Test (from Sept. 29)
The Scan

Nucleotide Base Detected on Near-Earth Asteroid

Among other intriguing compounds, researchers find the nucleotide uracil, a component of RNA sequences, in samples collected from the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu, as they report in Nature Communications.

Clinical Trial Participants, Investigators Point to Importance of Clinical Trial Results Reporting in Canadian Study

Public reporting on clinical trial results is crucial, according to interviews with clinical trial participants, investigators, and organizers from three provinces appearing in BMJ Open.

Old Order Amish Analysis Highlights Autozygosity, Potential Ties to Blood Measures

Researchers in BMC Genomics see larger and more frequent runs-of-homozygosity in Old Order Amish participants, though only regional autozygosity coincided with two blood-based measures.

Suicidal Ideation-Linked Loci Identified Using Million Veteran Program Data

Researchers in PLOS Genetics identify risk variants within and across ancestry groups with a genome-wide association study involving veterans with or without a history of suicidal ideation.