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UW Purchases Site License for Spotfire s DecisionSite Software

NEW YORK, May 19 - Spotfire said today that the University of Washington has purchased a site-wide license for its DecisionSite analytical software.


UW has integrated Spotfire's software with its in-house gene array database and analysis system, the company said. The system combines both internal and external proteomics and microarray data for UW's microbiology research.


Financial terms of the deal were not provided.

The Scan

Tens of Millions Saved

The Associated Press writes that vaccines against COVID-19 saved an estimated 20 million lives in their first year.

Supersized Bacterium

NPR reports that researchers have found and characterized a bacterium that is visible to the naked eye.

Also Subvariants

Moderna says its bivalent SARS-CoV-2 vaccine leads to a strong immune response against Omicron subvariants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Science Papers Present Gene-Edited Mouse Models of Liver Cancer, Hürthle Cell Carcinoma Analysis

In Science this week: a collection of mouse models of primary liver cancer, and more.