Mirina, a startup focused on developing microRNA-targeting drugs, announced this week that it has closed a Series A-1 financing.

While the amount of the funding was not disclosed, an official from the investment firm that founded Mirina said that it is sufficient to fund the company's operations for 12 to 15 months, during which time the drug developer will focus on selecting and validating molecule candidates for late-stage preclinical testing.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.

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