Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and the US Army have been awarded US Patent No. 9,187,516, "Compositions and methods for inhibiting expression of a gene from the Ebola virus."
A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.
Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.
A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.
In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more