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

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

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.