RNAi For Those Long Legs With its genome sequence and subsequent RNAi analyses, researchers have examined the genes that give long legs to daddy longlegs, New Scientist says. Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. PNAS Papers on Inflammatory Bowel Disease Telomeres, Mosquito MicroRNAs, More In PNAS this week: altered telomere function in IBD, microRNA regulation in the dengue virus vector Aedes aegypti, and more. Science Papers Examine Baboon Gut Microbiomes, RNAi Role in Mammals In Science this week: analysis finds baboon gut microbiome phenotypes to be heritable, and more. PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more. Jan 13, 2017 New 'BioClay' Shows Potential as RNAi Delivery System for Plants Dec 1, 2016 Sanger Institute Team Optimizes RNAi, CRISPR-Based Loss of Function Platform for Stem Cell Research Premium May 13, 2016 Stanford Software Uses Bayesian Analysis to Parse Noise, Combine Data Sets for Genetic Screens Premium May 9, 2016 CRISPR, RNAi Screening Methods Compared Head to Head in Stanford Study Mar 4, 2016 Genome of Virulent Fungus Missing Parts of RNAi Pathways Present in Related Species Dec 1, 2015 Plant Bioscience Limited Licenses RNAi IP to Thermo Fisher Scientific Oct 22, 2015 Researchers Use Gene Editing to Improve Red Blood Cell Production From Stem Cells Sep 29, 2015 Court Rules Against University of Utah in RNAi IP Inventor Dispute Sep 11, 2015 Harvard Team Publishes Details of CRISPR, RNAi Combo Screening Approach Aug 20, 2015 Forrest Innovations Aims to Use RNAi to Combat Citrus Disease, Control Mosquitos Premium Jul 16, 2015 Study Suggests Gene Expression at Root of Genetic Background-related Mutant Phenotype Differences Jul 14, 2015 Researchers Combine Systems Biology Techniques to Study Cilia Development, Defects Apr 13, 2015 NSF Grants $950K to Vanderbilt Researcher for Study of Genes Regulating Inherited Bacteria Apr 10, 2015 Monsanto Team Reports on Study of Environmental RNAi in Agricultural Pests Mar 11, 2015 Tekmira Ebola Drug Enters Phase II Trial Premium Feb 2, 2015 Alnylam Starts Phase I/II Trial of Complement-mediated Disease Therapy Premium Jan 28, 2015 Researchers Report Data on Use of RNAi to Alter Linseed Oil Content Premium Jan 26, 2015 Tekmira Aims to Follow Path Blazed in HCV to Tackle HBV Premium Jan 22, 2015 Tekmira Moves HBV Drug into Phase I Testing Premium Jan 22, 2015 Sirnaomics Files to Begin Trial of Scar-healing Drug in China as it Seeks Funding in US Premium Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.