This story has been updated to include comment from RXi's management.

Roughly four years after being pulled from phase III testing amid poor indications of efficacy, the wet age-related macular degeneration treatment bevasiranib — the first siRNA drug to enter human testing — may be getting a second chance.

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.

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