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Dovetail Genomics Hi-C Kit

Dovetail Genomics has introduced the Dovetail Hi-C Kit with cloud-based HiRise software for genome assembly, its first commercial kit, enabling researchers to generate chromosome-scale assemblies in house. Dovetail also said that it has lowered the pricing of its scaffolding service, a result of efficiencies achieved by building and delivering hundreds of assemblies over the last few years.

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.