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Applied DNA Sciences Pens Co-Development Deal With International Printer

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (GenomeWeb News) - Applied DNA Sciences and industrial printer Lustre-Cal Nameplate will co-develop security labels containing DNA-embedded ink as an anti-counterfeiting measure, the companies said today.

Applied DNA Sciences embeds plant DNA as a security measure for a variety of consumer and industrial products. Lustre-Cal, meantime, produces custom labels, nameplates, panel overlays, serialized and bar-coded property ID labels, membrane switches, and shielding.

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US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.