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How to Get Google to Invest in Your Business

According to this news article, Google invested $3.9 million in 23andMe, a start-up biotech company that plans to create a standardized resource where people can browse through and learn about their genetic information. Earlier this month, 23andMe co-founder Anne Wojcicki married Sergey Brin, Google's co-founder and president.

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.