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Correction: Nov 25, 2004

Applied Biosystems estimates the market for DNA sample preparation at $600 million, not $120 million, as reported in an article last week on Applera’s thermal cycler patent-infringement lawsuit. The estimate appeared alongside other overall molecular biology tool market shares.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.