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Thermo Scientific 253 HR-IRMS

Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched the 253 Ultra High Resolution Isotope Ratio mass spectrometer (HR-IRMS), which is designed to optimize the measurements of site-specific and clumped-isotope-ratio analysis of molecules. This lets researchers analyze new parameters including the formation temperatures, and degradation processes of molecules, biochemical processes of nitrous oxide, photochemical processes in the atmosphere, and metabolic processes in biochemistry. 

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 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.