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Cold Spring Harbor Labs Buys Illumina Oligos for RNAi Research

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 - Illumina said today it will sell Cold Spring Harbor Labs roughly 100,000 oligos to help it uncover the mechanism of RNAi.


CSHL's Gregory Hannon will spearhead the research, which will use Illumina's Oligator facility, the company said.


No further information was provided.

The Scan

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.