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Waters Helps Northeastern University Open Mass-Spec Lab

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Northeastern University and Waters have opened a new mass-spectrometry lab in the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis, the company said today.
 
The Waters Mass Spectrometry Laboratory has been outfitted with four of the company’s mass spectrometers, Waters said.
 
The company said the Boston-based lab is “dedicated to studying protein shapes and characteristics” in order to provide pharmaceutical and biotech researchers new tools to develop new treatments for diseases such as AIDS and cancer.

The Scan

Could Mix It Up

The US Food and Drug Administration is considering a plan that would allow for the mixing-and-matching of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and boosters, the New York Times says.

Closest to the Dog

New Scientist reports that extinct Japanese wolf appears to be the closest known wild relative of dogs.

Offer to Come Back

The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the University of Tennessee is offering Anming Hu, a professor who was acquitted of charges that he hid ties to China, his position back.

PNAS Papers on Myeloid Differentiation MicroRNAs, Urinary Exosomes, Maize Domestication

In PNAS this week: role of microRNAs in myeloid differentiation, exosomes in urine, and more.