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Seven Bridges Graf Population Solution

Seven Bridges has introduced Graf Population Solution, a collection of workflows, services, and graph references that faciliate large-scale population genomics studies. The product, which supplements the company's existing Graf Germline Variant Detection workflow and Pan-Genome Reference offerings, features a next-generation sequencing analysis pipeline and graph references for five major racial groups to provide more diverse and accurate read alignment and variant discovery than is available with standard Eurocentric reference genomes.

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.