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Lion Licenses SRS to Incyte

NEW YORK, April 2 - Lion Bioscience has licensed its SRS bioinformatics platform to Incyte Genomics for three years, the German company said on Tuesday.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Lion said it expects to pocket annual license fees and royalties from Incyte as well as from those Incyte customers that use the SRS-based software platform.

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.