Researchers at the National Cancer Institute and Qiagen have used multiplexes of synthetic siRNAs corresponding to multiple gene targets to compress RNAi screen size in cell-based assays, according to a recent study.
 
They also demonstrated that multiplexed siRNAs could silence at least six genes to the same degree as if each of the genes was targeted individually.
 

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

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