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The University of Utah last week fired back at a bid by University of Massachusetts officials to have an RNAi technology intellectual property lawsuit dismissed, arguing that the court hearing the case — and not the US Supreme Court, as the officials contend — is the appropriate

Geneohm Sciences Canada (Becton Dickinson) has been awarded US Patent No.

Agilent Technologies has launched the Agilent 2200 TapeStation to automate next-generation sequencing sample and library quality control.

Massachusetts General Hospital last week published data showing that siRNAs could be used to block inflammation in mice by silencing CCR2 in monocytes.

IP Roundup: Oct 4, 2011

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Canon of Tokyo has received US Patent No. 8,025,853, "Biochemical processing apparatus." The apparatus includes a stage for receiving a biochemical reaction cartridge.

Notably, Alnylam in recent months has been promoting its efforts to develop new delivery approaches amid a legal battle with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals over the rights to a key lipid nanoparticle technology.

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An Associated Press report says China refrained from releasing the SARS-CoV-2 genome for more than a week in January, frustrating the World Health Organization.

The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine have issued expressions of concern regarding the data used in two COVID-19 papers, the New York Times reports. 

Researchers have sequenced the genome of the mayfly, garnering insight into how insects evolved wings, Science reports.

In Genome Research this week: gene expression in primate brain regions, inversions and breakpoint inverted repeats in the human genome, and more.