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Could Be Good Relationship Advice, Too

MIT's Drew Endy has some good insight into how to give worthwhile group meeting presentations, "though it is clear that this is useful advice for any presentation," says PhilipJ at Biocurious. The foundation of a good presentation includes saying what you are going to talk about, telling your audience why it matters, and letting the group know what you want or need. It's also good to remember that your audience is comprised of three types: the supernerds, the lost, and the dozers. Endy says to focus the talk toward both the supernerds and the lost. Finally, Endy warns, end early.

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.