Techne Product Watch: Eppendorf Mastercycler Nexus X2; Techne ISH Adapter for Thermal Cyclers Premium Eppendorf said recently that it has launched the Mastercycler Nexus X2 thermal cycler. Product Watch: OpenPCR; Fluorogenics Taqtonix; Techne PrimePCR Premium London-based web retailer Cool Components said this week that it has begun selling OpenPCR, an ultra-cheap pre-fabricated kit for assembling a personal thermal cycler. Product Watch: Bio-Rad CFX96; Techne PrimeQ Premium Bio-Rad has introduced the CFX96 Touch Deep Well Real-Time PCR system for large-volume reactions, and CFX Qualification Plates for instrument performance verification. In Brief This Week: IntelligentMDx; Techne; Qiagen; Horizon Discovery; Penn Genome Frontiers Institute NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – IntelligentMDx has received the CE Mark for its herpes simplex virus molecular test. Product Watch: Illumina Nextera XT Sample Prep Kit; Bibby Scientific's Techne PrimeQ Cycler Premium Illumina this week introduced the Nextera XT DNA sample preparation kit for preparing and sequencing small genomes, PCR amplicons, and plasmids. May 3, 2011 Techne Acquires Reagents Maker Tocris May 20, 2010 UK Team Designs Microwave Thermal Cycling Technology for Lab-on-a-Chip Device Premium Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More 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 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.