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Benitec Grants License to RNAi Technology for Therapeutic Applications

Benitec said last week that it has granted the first license to use its DNA-directed RNAi technology for therapeutic applications to Revivicor.

According to Revivicor, it is a private firm spun out of PPL Therapeutics, and it focuses on “treatments for diabetes and whole organ transplantation, developed from the significant advances made in the fields of xenografts, stem cells, and tolerance technologies.”

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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.