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Serologicals Shareholders Approve Millipore's $1.4B Buyout

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Serologicals shareholders have approved Millipore's buyout offer, Serologicals said today.
 
GenomeWeb News on April 25 reported Millipore's plan to acquire Serologicals for $1.4 billion. The shareholders will receive $31.55 per share in cash.
 
About 82 percent of shares outstanding voted in favor of the deal, the Atlanta-based company said.

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.