NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded an approximately $2.8 million Phase IIB Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to microRNA diagnostics firm DiamiR.

The three-year grant from the National Institute on Aging will help the company develop its first test, CogniMir, CEO Kira Sheinerman said in a statement. The test is targeted at early-stage Alzheimer's disease patients.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.