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Originally published Oct. 8

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals this week announced that it has received an orphan drug designation from the US Food and Drug Administration for its subcutaneous hemophilia B treatment ALN-AT3.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals this week announced that it plans to report initial data from an ongoing phase II trial of its lead drug candidate, the TTR-mediated amyloidosis treatment ALN-TTR02, this summer at an upcoming scientific meeting, and that it will launch an expansion study

This article has been updated from a version posted Nov. 13 to correct the name of the National Hemophilia Foundation.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.