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In a reader survey, researchers and core lab staff share how they think cores are doing.

The researchers said their one-step, inducible, multiplex gene knockdown and gene knockout platforms can be used in many differentiated cell types.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: sites in dog genome under selection during early domestication, tuberculosis transmission patterns, and more.

By comparing Cryptococcus genomes, Duke researchers found that C. deuterogattii lacks certain RNAi pathway genes, possibly contributing to its high virulence.

The patents broadly cover the use of small RNAs to trigger post-transcriptional gene silencing and are based on the work of Sainsbury Laboratory researchers.

The work could potentially make lab-based blood production cost-effective, as well as improve the creation of specific cell populations from stem cells.

RNAi might have fallen from favor, but it still holds promise, The Economist says.

The court found that the university had failed to demonstrate that one of its researchers had collaborated with the IP's inventors and therefore is not entitled to co-inventorship.

In Genome Research this week: regulation of alternative splicing events, host genetic-environment interactions' effect on mice gut microbes, and more.

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In Science this week: researchers engineer tobacco plant to produce chemotherapy precursor, predicting patient response to immunotherapy difficult, and more.

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In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.

Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.

New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.

NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.