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Kathy Ordoñez

Pacific Biosciences has appointed Kathy Ordoñez to the board of directors. For the last 30 years, she has held leadership positions in the life sciences and diagnostics industries, including as senior vice president of Quest Diagnostics, CEO of Celera, founder of Celera Diagnostics, and president and CEO of Roche Molecular Systems.

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.