In Nature this week: genes needed for effective cancer immunotherapy, and more.
In Genome Research this week: population dynamics of E. coli infection, lncRNA expression changes in macaque aging, and more.
A short pyknon motif on the lncRNA N-BLR appears to mediate its effect on cells' ability to metastasize and invade in colorectal cancer, researchers found.
The firm's recent funding round will support its CLIA-certified laboratory that opened last year and the launch of its first RNA-based diagnostic test.
In PLOS this week: RNA-directed DNA methylation in Arabidopsis, TLR5 variants linked to melioidosis survival, and more.
In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.
The FANTOM consortium generated an atlas of nearly 30,000 human long non-coding RNAs that suggests more than 19,000 of them are functional.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.
Researchers at UCSF used CRISPR interference to knockdown lncRNA transcripts, then assayed for cell growth to get the final list of almost 500.
In Science this week: study of the functions of long non-coding RNAs, and more.
Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.
Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.
Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.
In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.