The chief executives of three RNAi drug developers — Sirna Therapeutics, CytRx, and Nastech Pharmaceutical — presented this week at the UBS Global Specialty Pharmaceuticals Conference in New York, giving a few new details about their efforts with the gene-silencing technology.

For Sirna, the only pure-play RNAi firm to present at the event, the talk was all RNAi, with pipeline updates and some insights into how the company plans to structure its future corporate collaborations.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.