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How to Get Yourself Thrown Out of the Lab

Suzanne Kennedy either has a great sense of humor or terrible labmates (we're hoping for the former). Don't miss her blog post at Bitesize Bio on "10 ways people piss off their co-workers in the lab" -- equal parts entertaining and groan-inducing. Among the peeves she lists: using up all the buffer and not replacing it; contaminating the lab; and using shared equipment when it's been signed out by someone else.

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.