Syfy has given a 13-episode order to new scripted thriller Helix
from Battlestar Galactica's Ronald D. Moore to premiere later this year.
The series is about a team of scientists from the Centers
for Disease Control that travels to a research facility in the Arctic to
investigate a disease outbreak and get pulled into a life-and-death struggle to
Helix is executive produced by Moore, Lynda Obst (Contact)
and Steven Maeda (Lost) and produced by Sony Pictures Television.