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MDS Layoffs Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb Daily News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, July 18.
 
1. MDS to Cut 210 Jobs in Restructuring (from July 18)
 
2. LabCorp Takes Over as 23andMe's Genotyping Service Provider (from July 17)
 
3. Pacific Biosciences Raises $100M in Series E Financing; Plans to Commercialize Sequencer in 2010 (from July 14)
 
4. NHGRI Awards Four Groups $31M to Study Role of Genetic Variation in Human Disease (from July 17)
 
5. US Genomics Receives $9.1M to Develop Pathogen Detection Tool (from July 16)
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.