The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is suing Dharmacon for failing to pay sufficient royalties on the sale of its RNAi products, according to court documents obtained by RNAi News.

According to MIT’s lawsuit filed in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the research institute in December 2001 granted Dharmacon co-exclusive rights to use its siRNA technology for internal research or to sell research reagents based on the technology for educational and research purposes.

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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, 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.

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15
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This webinar will discuss how Amyris, a biotechnology company that develops renewable products for a broad range of applications and industries, uses large-scale microbial engineering to support its manufacturing processes.