Researchers from Isis Pharmaceuticals this week reported in vitro evidence on the existence of a new class of siRNA, which can promote target RNA reduction independent of both Argonaute and RISC.

The authors of the study, which appeared in Nucleic Acids Research, caution that much work remains to be done before the significance of these siRNAs can be established, however.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.

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With the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), genomes sequencing has been democratized over the last decades with the detection of genomic alterations, thus replacing Sanger sequencing.