Following the successful development and application of siRNAs targeting three genes associated with the dopaminergic system of the ventral mesencephalon, a researcher from the National Institute on Drug Abuse is preparing to advance her work into live animals.

If successful, the effort, led by Cristina Backman, is expected to shed light on the genetics of Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders.

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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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