Researchers from the University of Cambridge last month reported on the development of novel microRNA inhibitors they hope can be developed into a new class of therapeutic capable of knocking down the small, non-coding RNAs in a variety of tissues.

At this stage, however, the molecules have only been tested in vitro against a single miRNA, with future optimization and testing contingent on the investigators securing new grant funding for their work.

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New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.

Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

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