A (perhaps oversold?) press release entitled "International team cracks mammalian gene control code" is making the rounds, and while maybe a bit overreaching it looks pretty interesting!
For more details, check out this a blurb from Nature Genetics: "FANTOM studies networks in cells: Systems biology boosted by RNA-sequencing consortium" by Heidi Ledford. You can also read the abstracts at the links below (abstracts only - the articles aren't freely available online).
- The FANTOM Consortium and the Riken Omics Science Center, The transcriptional network that controls growth arrest and differentiation in a human myeloid leukemia cell line. Nature Genetics (2009) doi:10.1038/ng.375
- Taft, R. J. et al. Tiny RNAs associated with transcription start sites in animals. Nature Genetics (2009) doi:10.1038/ng.312
- Faulkner, G. J. et al. The regulated retrotransposon transcriptome of mammalian cells. Nature Genetics (2009) doi:10.1038/ng.368