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CeGaT Diagnostic Panel Update

CeGaT has launched an update of its diagnostics panel for epilepsy, metabolic, and brain development disorders. The update combines all three areas of disease on one gene panel, and includes 639 genes, divided into 28 gene-sets according to their clinical importance for each single area of disease. The panel was also adjusted to increase sequencing coverage within clinically relevant areas, the company said.

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.