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Advanced Cell Diagnostics RNAscope 2.5

Advanced Cell Diagnostics has launched RNAscope 2.5, a next-generation in situ hybridization assay for RNA biomarker analysis in FFPE tissue. The new assay incorporates many refinements and enhancements to enable rapid, accurate assessment of tissue-based biomarker expression across the full spectrum of FFPE clinical tissue samples at unprecedented levels of consistency and reproducibility without the need for lengthy rounds of assay optimization, said ACD in a statement. 

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.