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BioMicro Systems to Manufacture Hybridization Tools for NimbleGen

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - BioMicro Systems will manufacture customized hybridization instruments for NimbleGen’s NimbleChip microarrays under a non-exclusive agreement, BioMicro said today.
 
BioMicro Systems, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, said it will make NimbleGen-branded hybridization tools and custom hybridization chambers for NimbleGen under the OEM agreement.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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.