RNAi
Questions Over <em>C. elegans</em> Life Span Factors
Questions Over C. elegans Life Span Factors
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2016
A recent paper challenges earlier findings that germline factors expressed in normal body cells influence life span in C. elegans.
Gut Bacteria Vectors
Gut Bacteria Vectors
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2016
Researchers mix bacteria genetically engineered to express double-stranded RNA into insect food.
Gut Bacteria for Insect RNAi
Gut Bacteria for Insect RNAi
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2016
Lacing insect food with microbes encoding double-stranded RNAs can suppress insect gene expression.
Dial It Up, Dial It Down
Dial It Up, Dial It Down
Kelly Rae Chi | Mar 1, 2016
Newer CRISPR tools for manipulating transcription will help unlock noncoding RNA’s many roles.
Funding Ban for Plant Biologist
Funding Ban for Plant Biologist
Kerry Grens | Jan 26, 2016
Olivier Voinnet, who has corrected and retracted several papers, cannot receive Swiss government grants for three years.
Report: Plant Biologist Guilty of Misconduct
Report: Plant Biologist Guilty of Misconduct
Tracy Vence | Jul 10, 2015
Investigators find that RNAi researcher Olivier Voinnet willfully misrepresented data published in several journals.
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.
Plant Biologist’s Work Investigated
Plant Biologist’s Work Investigated
Kerry Grens | Apr 2, 2015
Institutions where RNA interference scientist Olivier Voinnet has worked are looking into allegations of misconduct.
Honorable Innovation
Honorable Innovation
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2014
Runners up in the Top 10 Innovations of 2014 competition
Next Generation: Fat-Targeted Gene Knockdown
Next Generation: Fat-Targeted Gene Knockdown
Molly Sharlach | Oct 5, 2014
A small peptide helps a silencing construct home in on the adipocytes of obese mice.