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Researchers from Harvard Medical School’s CBR Institute for Biomedical Research have developed a new technology that can systemically deliver siRNAs across the blood-brain barrier.
 
The technology, called Corvus, involves joining siRNAs to short peptides derived from rabies virus glycoprotein, which binds to the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor present on neuronal cells.
 

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NPR reports the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for a genetic disorder that causes rapid aging.

Late-stage testing indicates the AstraZeneca and Oxford University SARS-CoV-2 vaccine can have up to 90 percent efficacy, the Associated Press reports.

ScienceInsider reports Nature Communications is reviewing a paper on mentorship following social media criticism arguing it is sexist.

In PLOS this week: method to account for sequencing errors in phylogenies, study of influenza A in Switzerland, and more.

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Mission Bio

Recent work by many investigators has discovered that over the course of aging, hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) commonly undergo clonal expansion. 

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10
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Tecan

CRISPR has developed into a core tool to facilitate genome editing, inspiring transformative ideas in engineering biology.