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Warnex Lab Gains ISO Clearance

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life sciences analytical testing services company Warnex said today that it has received International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification from the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).

The ISO 15189:2007 accreditation standard covers the quality management of the company's medical laboratory services, test result interpretation, sample handling and analysis, and turnaround time.

The Laval, Quebec-based Warnex offers genetic and biochemical testing and it has expertise in pharmacogenetics, molecular diagnostics, and human identification.

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.