In Genome Biology this week, an international research team reports a "genome-wide analysis of mRNA decay patterns during early Drosophila development." Using a timed collection of fly embryos and unfertilized eggs, the team performed microarray analysis to determine the mRNA degradation patterns throughout early development.

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