This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a team led by University of Arizona researchers describes the arrival of HIV to New York City around 1970 and used a combination of historical data and genomic analyses to clear the name of a man previously identified as the source of the disease in North America.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.