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With the mutation of the alpha-synuclein gene having been identified as a key contributor to the development of familial Parkinson's disease, a number of researchers see the disorder as an ideal one for RNAi intervention.

Among these is a group at Northwestern University, which thinks it may have developed an effective RNAi-based treatment for the disease and hopes that forthcoming in vivo data may lead to a collaboration with industry and ultimately human trials.

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European regulators have begun a rolling review of Russia's Sputnik V SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, Reuters reports.

Science reports that Science Foundation Ireland is seeking annual budget increases.

According to the Financial Times, a UK university group is pushing Elsevier to lower its journal fees.

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