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By looking at microRNA profiles in two mouse models of obesity, researchers have identified a pair of closely related miRNAs that are involved in regulating glucose metabolism and insulin signaling.

Mary Glanville, Christopher Aker

Neil Gibson

The collaboration combines Regulus' miRNA platform with UCSD's animal models of angiogenesis.

The research will combine Regulus' miRNA platform with UCSD's expertise in animal models of angiogenesis, the company said.

The intellectual property relates to two miRNAs, miR-33a and miR-33b, as drug targets for metabolic diseases.

Peter Linsley, Kenneth Berlin, Brian Markison

Lars Karlsson

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Renee Lamb, Kevin Steffy

As part of a lawsuit seeking control of the technology, Santaris has successfully petitioned the European Patent Office to stay its review of Mirrx's patent application.


Nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests the UK sent to the US came back as void, according to the Telegraph.

Black principal investigators receive less favorable application scores when seeking US National Institutes of Health grants, the Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

New Scientist reports that both RNA and DNA may have been involved in the emergence of life on Earth.

In Nature this week: new Sperm-seq method enables crossover analysis, tumor-informed detection approach for minimal residual disease, and more.