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Exiqon said it has launched second-generation miRcury LNA microRNA inhibitor libraries for genome-wide screening of microRNA function in human and mouse.

"The new human microRNA inhibitor library targets almost 1,000 different microRNAs … [and] 40 proprietary … microRNAs," Exiqon said. "The new mouse library … targets more than 700 microRNAs."

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.