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Citations Going the Way of Google

According to Nodalpoint, a new version of the Publish or Perish software is now available for Linux (a newer Windows version was also recently released). Using Google Scholar to find citations, this software analyzes citations using h-indices, which are supposed to be a more fair way to measure scientific output.

So now you know how you really stack up.

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.