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Predictive Biotech's Spine Deformity MDx Test

Predictive Biotech, a subsidiary of Predictive Technology Group, has beta launched its new Spine Deformity Test developed to predict the severity of spine deformities and syndromes. The test uses genotype analysis to identify single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and SNP halotypes in order to diagnose individuals with spine deformities, such as scoliosis.

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.