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An online survey from the University of British Columbia is asking for people's "values and attitudes related to Personal Genomics," according to a post at one of the researchers' blog. The American Journal of Bioethics blog says this is a "deliberative" survey that is more akin to an "asynchronous town hall meeting" as participants can respond to what others have said.

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.