NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – As Venaxis prepares a submission to the US Food and Drug Administration for its appendicitis diagnostic test and a full European launch, the company announced this week the completion of the first futility analysis of the test.

As a result, an independent body has recommended a continuation of Venaxis' pivotal clinical trial for the test, called the APPY1 Test. The trial will include a second futility analysis.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.

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