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Stephen Aldous

Great Basin Scientific announced that Stephen Aldous will not run for re-election and will retire from the board of directors at the 2015 annual meeting. Aldous has served as an independent director since 2010. There were no disagreements between Mr. Aldous and the company, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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.