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The transient transcriptome sequencing protocol relies on combining sequencing with 4-thiouridine labeling and RNA fragmentation.

A genome-wide association suggests an African-specific lincRNA allele on chromosome 7 contributes to risk of bloodstream infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae.

In Genome Biology this week: computational approach to tease apart clonal tumor lineages, cell type-specific lncRNA expression in developing human neocortex, and more.

Qiagen has submitted an offer to buy all of Exiqon's shares for DKK18 each, for a total aggregate purchase price of DKK683 million ($103.5 million).

With the help of TCGA sequence data, researchers uncovered expression of a long, non-coding RNA called SAMMSON that appears to be specific to melanoma.

In Genome Biology this week: inter-individual variability of long non-coding RNAs, computational approach for removing low-quality cells from single-cell analyses, and more.

The researchers said that long non-coding RNAs showed more specificity to different cancer types than protein-coding genes, making them important, precise biomarkers.

In Genome Research this week: lncRNA and gene expression regulation, population structure of the equine infectious disease strangles, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: human cytomegalovirus diversity, patterns of homologous recombination in E. coli, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: spatiotemporal study of lncRNA expression, role of extrachromosomal, circular DNAs in yeast, and more.

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In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.