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Product Watch: NuGen's Ovation Human FFPE RNA-seq Kit

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NuGen Technologies this week announced the release of the Ovation Human FFPE RNA-seq Multiplex System.

The new kit is optimized for use with human samples and provides strand-specific RNA-seq library construction using very low input amounts of total RNA derived from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue samples. The kit is also suitable for RNA obtained from fresh frozen human tissues or cell lines.

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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.