open access New Open-Access Policy for UKRI-Funded Work UK Research and Innovation is adopting a new open-access policy for research it funds that is to take effect in April, according to Times Higher Education. UC-Elsevier Deal The San Francisco Chronicle reports the University of California has reached a new agreement with the publisher Elsevier. Lower Fees Sought According to the Financial Times, a UK university group is pushing Elsevier to lower its journal fees. Green Access at Science The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories. Plan S for Open Access Science notes that the open-access requirements of Plan S go into effect this month. Mar 21, 2013 BGI, H3 Biomedicine Strike Sequencing Data Publishing Pact May 24, 2012 Advocates Nudge Obama to Expand Open Access without Congress May 8, 2012 UK Presses Ahead with Open-Access Policy Feb 10, 2012 Cross-Government Open Access Bills Introduced in House and Senate Jan 11, 2012 New Bill Aims to Kill Open Access Publishing Policy Aug 4, 2010 House Hears New Open Access Fight May 19, 2010 OGI Starts Open Access Genomics Fund Apr 21, 2010 Congressman Presses for Broad Open-Access Bill Apr 19, 2010 House Bill Proposes a Federal Open-Access Policy Dec 10, 2009 Obama's Open Government Plan Includes Open Access for Research Publications Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants 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.