As delivery continues to be a major hurdle for RNAi-based drugs, Copernicus Therapeutics has begun exploring whether its DNA nanoparticle technology, designed for gene therapy, can be used to deliver siRNAs.

Although the company is just beginning in vivo experiments in RNAi, it expects to have data ready for presentation in about a year.

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Polygamy amplified a rare genetic disease in area near Arizona-Utah border, BBC Future reports.

Genetic ancestry testing led one woman to learn that her father and another baby boy had been switched at birth, the Washington Post reports.

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