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A New Reason to Visit Cincinnati, or Avoid It. We Can't Decide

For anyone who may have missed the news, this weekend marked the opening of the Creation Museum in northern Kentucky, just outside Cincinnati. The museum was built to represent the biblical view of creation as a science, rather than that oh-so-pesky concept of evolution. Here's a review from the New York Times, but if you only have a few minutes, skip straight to this CNN video clip. We guarantee you'll be gathering colleagues around your computer for repeated screenings.

 

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.