RNA interference
Ebola Drug Trial Terminated
Ebola Drug Trial Terminated
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 23, 2015
Early analysis of TKM-Ebola-Guinea offers discouraging results, causing sponsors to end the Phase 2 trial.
Improving Crops with RNAi
Improving Crops with RNAi
Narender Nehra and Nigel Taylor | Jun 1, 2015
RNA interference is proving to be a valuable tool for agriculture, allowing researchers to develop pathogen-resistant and more-nutritious crops.
The Second Coming of RNAi
The Second Coming of RNAi
Eric Bender | Sep 1, 2014
Now showing clinical progress against liver diseases, the gene-silencing technique begins to fulfill some of its promises.
Karmella Haynes: Turning the Dials
Karmella Haynes: Turning the Dials
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2013
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University. Age: 36
Shushing RNA
Shushing RNA
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 1, 2013
The cell detains potentially harmful RNA messages in the spliceosome long enough to create interfering RNAs against the aberrant messages.
Circular RNA Surprise
Circular RNA Surprise
Dan Cossins | Feb 28, 2013
Previously enigmatic circular RNAs have been found to influence gene expression by binding to and blocking another class of regulatory RNA, the microRNAs.
Going Boldly Forth
Going Boldly Forth
Karen Hopkin | Jan 1, 2013
Gregory Hannon believes in taking risks—an approach that’s enabled him to make exciting new discoveries in the world of small RNAs.
Model Citizen
Karen Hopkin | Mar 1, 2012
With an eye to understanding animal regeneration, Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado has turned a freshwater planarian into a model system to watch.