Roche will not meet its previously disclosed goal of filing an investigational new drug application for an siRNA-based drug candidate in 2010, an official from partner Tekmira Pharmaceuticals disclosed last week.

As reported by Gene Silencing News in 2009, Roche had been expecting to file the IND on what would be its first RNAi drug sometime this year (GSN 10/1/2009).

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.

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