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Researchers have demonstrated that they can detect more miRNAs, as well as other small RNA molecules, by sequencing these samples rather than using microarrays.

The company hopes to launch its first clinical cancer test within the next year, after spending the last several years conducting validation studies.

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In Nature this week: genetic history of early European farmers, and more.

Such an atlas could enable investigators to understand how genetic variants impact disease risk, define drug toxicities, improve therapies, and advance regenerative medicine.

Using two guide RNAs to excise chunks of the genome, an international team identified lncRNAs essential and inhibitory to human cancer cell line proliferation.

By modifying a library construction method, researchers were able to analyze tiny amounts of small RNAs.

Researchers have identified hundreds of new and known microRNAs in the domestic dog genome, a finding that could contribute to disease research.

Qiagen has submitted an offer to buy all of Exiqon's shares for DKK18 each, for a total aggregate purchase price of DKK683 million ($103.5 million).

The team found that a snoRNA biomarker called SNORA42 is linked to heightened risk of colorectal cancer recurrence and shorter survival. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute on Drug Abuse plans to fund research and development projects investigating the genomic characteristics and molecular pathways that may play roles in addiction.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.