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The Realm of Noncoding RNAs

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Small (and not-so-small) noncoding RNAs have thrown a spanner in the works of understanding genome function. We take a look at the major questions brought about by micro-RNA, Piwi-interacting RNA, and more.

A Whole New System

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Now in its ninth year, the experiment that was the Institute for Systems Biology has become an established research organization known for its focus on translational science.

Using Pathways in the Clinic

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Trey Ideker says the real value of gene expression data is determining which pathways are critical to a particular disease. In his cancer studies, the pathway-based approach could become a new kind of biomarker.

In the wake of the announcement that the working draft of the human genome sequence is done, BioInform spoke with four informatics

Procrea Biosciences, a reproductive medicine company known for offering paternity testing, genetic counseling, and infertility treatment at its clinic here, is venturing into functional genomics.

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A UK woman is suing three National Health Service Trusts for not telling her about her father's Huntington's disease diagnosis, the BBC reports.

LiveScience reports that a novel mutation in the LPL gene was uncovered in three siblings with very high triglyceride levels.

The president of Nankai University is embroiled in a data manipulation scandal, the South China Morning Post reports.

In PNAS this week: cytotoxic CD4 T cell signature in supercentenarians, evolutionary history of beetles, and more.