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A Little Bit Open

JStor, the online archive of academic papers, is trying out a program to let people see some of its content for free, reports Technology Review. The 70 titles that are part of this trial include the American Journal of Botany, PNAS, and the Royal Society's Proceedings: Biological Sciences, according to JStor. Tech Review notes that while people who take advantage of this free access program will be able to read articles, they won't be able to download or print them.

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.