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Baylor s Human Genome Sequencing Center Acquires Switch/Router from Force10 Networks

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (GenomeWeb News) - Force10 Networks has installed a TeraScale E-Series switch/router at the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine, the Milpitas, Calif.-based company said today.


The TeraScale E1200 connects HGSC's storage facilities and research clusters. It allows the center to expand its network from 100 nodes to up to 1,000 nodes in the future.

The Scan

Tens of Millions Saved

The Associated Press writes that vaccines against COVID-19 saved an estimated 20 million lives in their first year.

Supersized Bacterium

NPR reports that researchers have found and characterized a bacterium that is visible to the naked eye.

Also Subvariants

Moderna says its bivalent SARS-CoV-2 vaccine leads to a strong immune response against Omicron subvariants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Science Papers Present Gene-Edited Mouse Models of Liver Cancer, Hürthle Cell Carcinoma Analysis

In Science this week: a collection of mouse models of primary liver cancer, and more.