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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.

Researchers from Northwestern University uncovered five circulating microRNAs that differentiate patients with very high- and low-risk prostate cancer.

In Nature this week: whole-genome sequencing of plasma DNA to study cancer gene expression, and more.

In PLOS this week: variants that affect COPD biomarkers, high genetic diversity of Cryptococcus gattii in Brazil, and more.

MiR-371-3p diminished tolerance to targeted cancer treatment in cell lines and mice, while tolerant cells had enhanced levels of genes regulated by miR-371-3p.

A team of German researchers identified the four-microRNA signature and said it might inform treatment decisions.

Through the acquisition, Miroculus will be able to automate and simplify the detection of miRNAs from blood using Kapplex's digital microfluidic technology.

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ScienceInsider reports that rude and unprofessional paper reviewers are common and can have harmful effects.

The US Senate has confirmed Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, according to the New York Times.

CNBC reports Apple is partnering with Color Genomics to offer its employees free DNA screening for disease.

In Science this week: researchers use CRISPR tool to find gut microbiome molecules involved in immunity, and more.