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Zooming Through the Cell

If you just haven't been able to get across to your intro students just how small tRNA is compared to a ribosome compared to E. coli, send them on over to this site at the University of Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center. Their Amazing Cell section has other interactive features to look inside a cell and see what the organelles are up to and see how cell signaling transpires.

It's OK, you can play around there, too.

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 is 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.