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Pairings: Nov 3, 2010

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Response Biomedical said this week that Duane Morris has resigned from his post as chief operating officer of the firm, where he has worked for four years. The company noted that it has undertaken a "major restructuring and refocusing" on its cardiovascular business.


Health Discovery Corporation has appointed Thomas Gallagher to be company president, COO, and general counsel, in addition to continuing to serving in his current roles. Gallagher joined the firm a year ago as executive VP and managing director of global IP strategies.

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.