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Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology last week reported on the development of a new microfluidic-based approach to delivering macromolecules, including functional siRNAs, into cells without the need for a vector.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies that appeared online today in Science demonstrated that repeats found in bacterial genomes that act as a sort of bacterial immune system can be repurposed as a tool to enable genome editing.

A four-year-old patent-infringement suit brought by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and E8 Pharmaceuticals against Affymetrix and its customer Navigenics is certain to carry on following a new legal move.

Despite its relatively low profile since it kicked off its third phase last spring, the Broad Institute's RNAi Consortium is proceeding apace, although its mission has expanded beyond its initial focus of just RNAi.

Columbia University of New York has received US Patent No.

The University of Utah this month took steps to keep its RNAi intellectual property lawsuit on track after the defendants in the case sought a stay of proceedings, arguing that discovery in the litigation should proceed while certain jurisdictional issues are resolved.

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center this month reported on the crystal structure of a eukaryotic Argonaute protein, offering new

Roughly one week after a US District Court rejected the efforts of University of Massachusetts officials to have an intellectual property lawsuit filed against them dismissed, the UMass defendants have filed an appeal with a federal court to re-examine the issue.

A Massachusetts District Court this week denied motions to dismiss an intellectual property-ownership lawsuit filed by the University of Utah against Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and several University of Massachusetts officials, among others, telling the defendants that they have not

This article contains a correction regarding funding to Harvard University and Stanford University.

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The UK is implementing COVID-19 testing with a 90-minute turnaround time.

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is working with California's health department to sequence viral samples from COVID-19 patients to trace viral introductions, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Despite differences in their migration habits, eastern and western monarch butterflies are genetically similar, according to a study in Molecular Ecology.

In PLOS this week: identification of fungal species in subcutaneous infections, sequencing of Campylobacter found in raw meat from retail stores, and more.