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FEI Opens Nanotechnology Research Center

NEW YORK, June 28 (GenomeWeb News) - FEI said last week that it has opened NanoPort, a center where the company's technologies can be assessed by potential customers prior to purchase and where outside scientists can meet with company researchers for joint research and development projects.

 

According to FEI, NanoPort features a range of transmission and scanning electron microscopes, as well as ion beam and DualBeam systems, which may be made available to researchers and start-up programs working on select projects.

 

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.