Sigma-Aldrich's Sigma Life Science business said this week that it has exclusively licensed technology from King’s College London for identifying and validating microRNA targets in research and clinical diagnostics.

The company is marketing the technology as the Mission Target ID Library, a plasmid-based genome-wide collection of cloned cDNA that enables transcriptome-wide human miRNA and ncRNA gene target identification.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.

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