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A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

At Isis' blog, PhysioProf takes the reins to answer a reader's question about how to look for a postdoc position. PhysioProf says items to consider include whether you want to be in a young lab with more freedom or in a more established lab; the approach of the investigator; and how the lab is organized. "So, there are lots of things to think about in choosing a post-doc, beyond the obvious: that you be actually deeply interested in the research that goes on in the lab you join," PhysioProf writes.

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.