In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.
Investigators explored computational strategies for identifying microRNAs that are most relevant to tumor development and progression.
In PLOS this week: ramifications of multi-nucleotide de novo mutations, circulating microRNAs and atrial fibrillation, and more.
The partners aim to identify a microRNA-based signature that can predict lung cancer patient response to Bristol-Myers Squibb's immunotherapy Opdivo.
In PLOS this week: methylation in human gametes, microRNAs linked to kidney damage in lupus patients, and more.
Researchers in the US and Ukraine built a microRNA-based classifier to categorize infants as affected or unaffected.
In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.
The funding will be used to further develop the firm's library construction approach and broaden utility for its small-RNA sequencing platform.
California researchers screened some 850 miRNAs to uncover one that inhibits growth in cancer cells with KRAS mutations, which are linked to poor survival.
In PLOS this week: genetic networks involved in antibiotic sensitivity, syphilis pathogen proteome, and more.
Arizona is planning to sue Theranos for "deceptive acts" and misrepresentations of its "capabilities and operation."
If confirmed as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Tom Price says he will divest himself of certain holdings, according to Stat News.
Oliver Smithies, who won the Nobel Prize in 2007, has died, the New York Times reports.