InteRNA Technologies announced this week that it and collaborators from industry and academia have received a €1.2 million ($1.6 million) grant from the European Union to form a consortium to develop its microRNA-based treatment for head and neck cancer.

Called MiRacle, the effort will combine a miRNA mimic identified by InteRNA for its ability to kill cancer cells with a delivery technology created by Israeli firm Quiet Therapeutics.

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Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.