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Ulrich Krauss

Analytik Jena has appointed current Chief Marketing and Sales Officer Ulrich Krauss as CEO, effective Oct. 1. Krauss will succeed founder Klaus Berka who will stay on to oversee the company's research and development efforts. Krauss has held various international management positions at the Carl Zeiss Group, most recently as the CEO of Carl Zeiss Vision. He has also served on the executive board of Carl Zeiss Meditec for over nine years.

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.