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Covaris truXTRAC FFPE RNA Kit

Covaris has introduced the truXTRAC FFPE RNA Kit, which extracts high-quality RNA from FFPE tissue samples that is suitable for next-generation sequencing. The extraction method utilizes highly controlled, focused acoustic energy to remove paraffin from FFPE samples without the use of organic solvents, enabling efficient and rapid tissue rehydration, tissue digestion, crosslink reversal, and nucleic acid release, the firm said in a statement.  

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 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.