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Qiagen Unit to Supply Osmetech With Preanalytical Consumables for eSensor

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (GenomeWeb News) - Qiagen's Dutch subsidiary will supply Osmetech with preanalytical consumables and technologies for its eSensor amplification and detection system, the companies today said .


Osmetech will also distribute Qiagen's preanalytical consumables, which the company did not specifically name in the statement.


As was reported in GenomeWeb News' sister publication BioArray News, London-based Osmetech acquired the eSensor system from Motorola in August.

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.

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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.