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Caliper, GE Healthcare

Caliper Life Sciences this week introduced the LabChip GXll microfluidic-based benchtop system for separations directed at protein and genomics applications.
The instrument has 96- and 384-well plate compatibility and the ability to select single wells at any location in a plate, Caliper said in a statement. It replaces the LabChip 90 system and provides consistent and precise analysis of both protein and nucleic acid samples.
The company also launched the LabChip GX system for genomics applications this week.

GE Healthcare this week launched version 7 of the ImageMaster 2D Platinum software package for analysis of 2D gel data.
New features include well-established methods for all 2D experiments, including single stain and 2D DIGE; easy import and image viewer functionality; and effective spot detection and matching solutions, GE said in a statement.
ImageMaster was developed by GE in collaboration with the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and GeneBio, and is powered by Melanie gel analysis software.

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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.