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Twist Bioscience Target Enrichment Products

Twist Bioscience has launched several new products for its Twist Human Core Exome Kit and Twist Custom Panels NGS target enrichment workflows. The products include Twist Fast Hybridization and Wash Kit, Twist Universal Blockers that allow flexible blocking and improved on-target capture, the Twist Universal Adapter System that maximizes performance for library preparation, and the Twist Mechanical Fragmentation Library Prep Kit for highly-degraded samples. According to the firm, the products will accelerate hybridization to about 15 minutes and will seamlessly integrate into any automation workflow.

The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.