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The field of long non-coding RNAs is moving from the fringe into mainstream research, bringing a number of young researchers with it, writes Amy Maxmen at Nature. While there is enthusiasm for the field, she adds, lncRNA studies can still be difficult to tackle. "There are no optimized experimental protocols and few clues to the habits of individual lncRNAs, so experiments often fail," she says.

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