Isis Pharmaceuticals this week was sued by Germany's Tet Systems for allegedly infringing two US patents related to controllable gene expression technology, according to court documents.

Tet's technology involves the use of tetracycline to turn on or off the expression of specific genes at specific times.

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The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.

A cryptographic approach could help researchers keep genomic data private while researchers analyze it, Scientific American reports.

Andy Page, the former president of 23andMe, has joined a diabetes-management startup, according to CNBC.

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.

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