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Solexa s Plan to Sequence Human Genome Tops Most Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Dec. 16.

1.  Solexa, Releasing New Sequencer, Will Sequence Human Genome in '06 (from Dec. 13)

2.  Applera, Bio-Rad Agree to Settle PCR Infringement Suit(from Dec. 15)

3.  Applera Will Pay Undisclosed Sum to Genetic Technologies to Settle IP-Infringement Suit (from Dec. 12)

4. Roche to Invest $1.6M in Diabetes Biomarker-Discovery Research with SystemsX (from Dec. 14)

5.  Third Wave CEO Resigns, Says Firm's 'New Business Model' Represents 'Excellent Time' for New Leadership (from Dec. 15)

The Scan

Study Links Genetic Risk for ADHD With Alzheimer's Disease

A higher polygenic risk score for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is also linked to cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease, a new study in Molecular Psychiatry finds.

Study Offers Insights Into Role of Structural Variants in Cancer

A new study in Nature using cell lines shows that structural variants can enable oncogene activation.

Computer Model Uses Genetics, Health Data to Predict Mental Disorders

A new model in JAMA Psychiatry finds combining genetic and health record data can predict a mental disorder diagnosis before one is made clinically.

Study Tracks Off-Target Gene Edits Linked to Epigenetic Features

Using machine learning, researchers characterize in BMC Genomics the potential off-target effects of 19 computed or experimentally determined epigenetic features during CRISPR-Cas9 editing.