NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study (pdf) in press in eLife, a Harvard University-led team presented findings from their research on mice missing a dozen-and-a-half different long, non-coding RNAs, or lncRNAs.

In an effort to explore the functions of and requirements for lncRNAs from the long, intergenic non-coding RNA, or lincRNA variety, the researchers developed 18 knockout mouse strains, each lacking a different lincRNA.

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A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.