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NHGRI Sequencing Grants 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, Aug. 8.
1. NHGRI Grants Support for 'Revolutionary' Sequencing for $1,000 Genome (from Aug. 5)
2. Qiagen Revenues up 61 Percent in Q2; Settles Litigation with Idaho Technology (from Aug. 4)
3. Illumina Files for Share Offering, Closes Avantome Acquisition (from Aug. 4)
4. Helicos' Q2 Grant Revenue Rises; Reagent Issues Affect Orders (from Aug. 6)
5. Stem Cell microRNA, Transcription Factor Interplay Uncovered (from Aug. 8)
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.