North America Bionano Genomics Outlines Studies Comparing Optical Genome Mapping With Clinical Standard Premium The San Diego-based firm also said it expects European customers to get optical genome mapping-based assays for leukemia and FSHD accredited. New California Condor Genome Assembly Reveals High Genetic Diversity Genetic diversity, which helps the birds adapt in the wild, can also aid conservationists' efforts to breed out deleterious traits and diseases in the species. DiaSorin Q1 Revenues Rise 53 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand The company said that its Q1 revenue growth was driven in part by SARS-CoV-2 test revenues of €102.0 million, booked mainly in the US, Canada, and Europe. In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, PerkinElmer, Unilabs, and More News items for the week of May 10, 2021. DermTech Q1 Revenues up 62 Percent The firm processed approximately 9,400 billable samples in Q1, a 62 percent increase compared to approximately 5,800 samples in Q1 of 2020. Breaking News New California Condor Genome Assembly Reveals High Genetic Diversity DiaSorin Q1 Revenues Rise 53 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, GP-write, Twist Bioscience, KogeneBiotech, More In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, PerkinElmer, Unilabs, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Berkeley Lights, Castle Bio, IsoPlexis, More DermTech Q1 Revenues up 62 Percent The Scan Call to Look Again More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration. Not Always Trusted In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports. Identified Decades Later A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports. Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.