NEW YORK, May 2 - Ambion is sitting pretty these days. The Austin, Texas-based RNA provider not only finds itself in the center of the RNAi technology explosion, it has the luxury of having raised $10.5 million in venture capital financing this week, just to have in its coffers in case it wants to make an acquisition or expand a business area.

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