By Doug Macron

Santaris Pharma unveiled its newest microRNA therapeutic program this week having acquired intellectual property from Massachusetts General Hospital related to the use of miR-33 as a target for cardiovascular disorders including hypercholesterolemia.

In doing so, Santaris has expanded its stable of cardiovascular drug candidates based on its proprietary locked nucleic acid technology and added the second miRNA-inhibiting compound to its pipeline.

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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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