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Solexa’s Instrument Placements Tops Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK , July 17 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, July 14.


1. Solexa Places Genome Analysis Tech at Broad, Wash U GSC (from July 11)

2. JGI Discloses Plants to Be Sequenced as Part of DOE's Bioenergy Project (from July 11)

3.  GE Healthcare's Q2 Revenues Grow 10 Percent as Profit Jumps 18 Percent (from July 14)

4.  ABI Completes $120M Acquisition of Agencourt Personal Genomics (from July 11)

5.  DOE Will Enlist Academia to Help It Apply Genomics to Build Biofuel Industry (from July 10)

The Scan

International Team Proposes Checklist for Returning Genomic Research Results

Researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics present a checklist to guide the return of genomic research results to study participants.

Study Presents New Insights Into How Cancer Cells Overcome Telomere Shortening

Researchers report in Nucleic Acids Research that ATRX-deficient cancer cells have increased activity of the alternative lengthening of telomeres pathway.

Researchers Link Telomere Length With Alzheimer's Disease

Within UK Biobank participants, longer leukocyte telomere length is associated with a reduced risk of dementia, according to a new study in PLOS One.

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.