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Opening the door to the possibility of a new class of small, non-coding RNA, a team of researchers from the UK reported last month that they have identified in mammalian cells a fully processed and functional microRNA that is produced from the sense strand of DNA.

A former Synthetic Genomics attorney alleges that the firm discriminated against her and other female employees, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Due to privacy and lab certification questions, the planned giveaway of Orig3n testing kits at a Baltimore Ravens game was suspended.

Alnylam reports positive results from its phase 3 clinical trial of an RNAi-based drug, according to Stat News.

In Cell this week: adult mesenchymal cell populations in mouse lung, genetic diversity in HPV16 and cancer risk protection, and more.