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Researchers at Oxford University and the Lausanne Museum of Zoology in Switzerland are asking yeti enthusiasts or anyone with samples thought to be from the creature alternatively known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch to share them for DNA analysis as part of the Oxford-Lausanne Collateral Hominid Project, LiveScience reports.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.