Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

In the study, company researchers explored treating corn rootworms with RNAi molecules that would interfere with the viability of their offspring.

Editas will earn an upfront payment of $25 million to launch three research programs to apply CRISPR/Cas9 and TALEN genome editing to Juno's immunotherapies.

The bodies will assemble an international committee to guide future research and have planned a summit this fall for experts to discuss the implications of the technology.

Commercial software packages with a suite of additional features offer an alternative to academic guide RNA design tools for CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing.

High-throughput, systematic screens found 25 protein domains essential to AML, including six that are already drug targets in clinical trials.

RNA sequence-specific mediators of RNA interference
Engineering and optimization of systems, methods, and compositions for sequence manipulation with functional domains
Engineering and optimization of systems, methods and compositions for sequence manipulation with functional domains
Method for expression of small RNA molecules within a cell
Analyzing messenger RNA and microRNA in the same reaction mixture
Methods and compositions for detection of small RNAs

In PLOS this week: Plasmodium knowlesi population genetics, oral microbiome of infants and children, and more.

The New York Times editorial board weighs in on scientific research misconduct.

The European Commission says it won't take funds from the European Research Council's budget for its new European Fund for Strategic Investment.

The case of the 'devious defecator' examines the protections of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.