Image of the Day: Horns and Wings
Image of the Day: Horns and Wings
Scarab beetle horns share a common genetic origin with wings.
Image of the Day: Horns and Wings
Image of the Day: Horns and Wings

Scarab beetle horns share a common genetic origin with wings.

Scarab beetle horns share a common genetic origin with wings.

RNA interference
RNAi Mechanisms in Neurodegenerative Disease Therapy
RNAi Mechanisms in Neurodegenerative Disease Therapy
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jun 23, 2020
Experts will explore how RNAi mechanisms can modulate gene expression for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and how new methods for their use are being developed. 
First RNAi Therapy Approved by FDA
First RNAi Therapy Approved by FDA
Kerry Grens | Aug 10, 2018
Alnylam’s patisiran interferes with the production of a mutated protein present in people with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis.
RNA Interference Drug Excels in Clinical Trials to Treat Rare Disorder
RNA Interference Drug Excels in Clinical Trials to Treat Rare Disorder
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 3, 2017
If approved, patisiran will be the first RNAi therapeutic on the market. 
CRISPR System Targets RNA in Mammalian Cells
CRISPR System Targets RNA in Mammalian Cells
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 4, 2017
Researchers engineer bacterial CRISPR-Cas13 to knock down RNA in mammalian cells.
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Aggie Mika | Aug 17, 2017
High-dose vitamin C injections reverse the effects of a leukemia-promoting genetic deficiency.
RNAi’s Future in Drug-Target Screening
RNAi’s Future in Drug-Target Screening
Catherine Offord | Apr 16, 2017
A recent CRISPR study contradicted years of RNA interference research on a well-studied cancer drug target. But is it the last nail in the coffin for RNAi as a screening tool? 
A Walk on the Wild Side
A Walk on the Wild Side
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 31, 2017
Plants have so much to teach us.
RNA Interference Between Kingdoms
RNA Interference Between Kingdoms
Kerry Grens | Jan 31, 2017
Plants and fungi can use conserved RNA interference machinery to regulate each other’s gene expression—and scientists think they can make use of this phenomenon to create a new generation of pesticides.
Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Near Approval
Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Near Approval
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2016
Successful late-stage clinical trials could mark the maturation of a new drug development platform, but the path to commercialization is not without hurdles.