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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acrometrix BCR-ABL panel

Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched its Acrometrix BCR-ABL Panel. According to Thermo Fisher, the panel is intended to be used as an external control panel for analytical validation of BCR-ABL test methods. The firm said that the research-use-only panel can monitor assay performance at every clinical stage due to its expanded dynamic range.

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.