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In Sujay Singh's cartoon, shown to participants at the recent RNAi conference in Waltham, Mass., an impish red "Dicer" ball has its arms wrapped around the shoulders of a smiling electric blue character representing a half-ladder of siRNA.

Dharmacon is seeking to set standards for siRNA function. At his presentation to the Beyond Genome conference ...

RNAi just may be the string that pulls back the curtain on the secrets of aging and reveals a molecular fountain of youth ...

It seems like one of those fated celebrity pairings: the still-simmering microarray meets RNAi, the new darling of functional genomics, and the RNAi microarray is born. But the reality is still in the experimental stages ...

Bioinformatics has been a relative latecomer to the RNA interference party. The same qualities that have made RNAi so popular for functional genomics research -- its ease of use, its reproducibility, and its effectiveness -- make clever algorithms and computational tricks pretty much irrelevant ...

Some call it the most revolutionary biological tool since polymerase chain reaction. Nobel laureate and Biogen founder Phil Sharp says ...

What is RNAi? A Brief Primer

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The technology of RNAi triggers a natural gene silencing process that occurs when a virus invades a cell. As many viruses have double-stranded RNA, the cell has a built-in mechanism to attack this RNA: ...

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Welcome to RNAi News, the weekly newsletter on technology for gene silencing. RNAi News is the latest in the family of professional-focus news services brought to you by the editors of GenomeWeb.

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Mainichi reports that 43 percent of Japanese individuals said they did not want to eat agricultural products that had been modified using gene-editing tools.

Two US Department of Agriculture research departments are moving to the Kansas City area, according to the Washington Post.

Slate's Jane Hu compares some at-home genetic tests to astrology.

In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.