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People in the News: Elaine Warburton: Jan 8, 2014

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QuantumDx CEO Elaine Warburton is being recognized for her work in the molecular diagnostics field and being dubbed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. In 2008, Warburton co-founded QuantumDx, which is developing a number of array-based point-of-care tests.

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.