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Number Crunch: Oct 1, 2001

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A Maturing Market

Investment management and mutual funds are showing more interest in the genomics industry, according to a recent report, diminishing some companies’ reliance on venture capital and indicating a shift to mainstream. Shown here: top genomics investors, by total share price value (in millions)

 

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.