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Shamil Sunyaev, an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has been studying how resequencing all human exons could help discover genes related to human traits. He spoke with In Sequence this week.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers launched its Stop Biotech Looting campaign last week after learning that subcontractors have been hiring non-union workers over the past year on a half-dozen projects for Boston-area life-sci giants.

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has approved spending a combined $2.5 million of the $1 billion, 10-year Life Sciences Act to subsidize life-sci companies that hire paid college-level interns, and to fund younger researchers.

William Luster, Charles Hamner, Tamika Stubbs, Pinku Mukherjee, Leanna Read, Lusia Guthrie

Science or Snake Oil?

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According to members of the lab, their technique enables researchers to predict post-translational modifications that cannot be identified currently through mass spectrometry.

IP Update: Feb 26, 2009

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USPTO Publishes Six RNAi-Related Patent Applications

Vista has secured rights to the nanowire technology from Harvard and previous spinout Nanosys, which has, for the time being, eschewed biomedical applications for the tech in favor of nearer-term commercial opportunities.

Pairings: Feb 25, 2009

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Elias Zerhouni, Joshua LaBaer

The Quest For Function

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Small RNA research continues to heat up as scientists deploy experimental and new computational tools to elucidate function. Plus, a peek at new findings in snoRNAs and moRs.

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A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.