Santaris Pharma this week announced additional data from its phase IIa trial of miravirsen, its locked nucleic acid-based miR-122 inhibitor for the treatment of hepatitis C.

In the trial, treatment-naive HCV patients received weekly doses of the drug at either 3 mg/kg, 5 mg/kg, or 7 mg/kg levels over 29 days via subcutaneous injection.

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A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.