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Movers & Shakers: May 14, 2009


Bruker announced last week the re-election of Tony Keller, Rich Kniss, Joerg Laukien, and William Linton to its board as Class III directors at the company annual shareholder meeting.

Each will serve a three-year term ending at Bruker's 2012 shareholder meeting, or until a successor has been duly elected and qualified.

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.