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CXR Licenses Rosetta’s Resolver System

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — CXR Biosciences has licensed Rosetta Biosoftware’s Resolver system, the companies said today.
 
CXR, a Dundee, Scotland-based drug developer, said it will use the software to determine the toxicological profiles of early-stage compounds in drug -toxicity studies.
 
Financial terms of the deal were not released.

The Scan

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.

Effectiveness May Decline, Data From Israel Suggests

The New York Times reports that new Israeli data suggests a decline in Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant infection, though protection against severe disease remains high.

To See Future Risk

Slate looks into the use of polygenic risk scores in embryo screening.

PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more.