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The New Safety Dance

Jef Akst has a blog post at The Scientist about the Sounds of Science, a group of students and an alum from the University of California, Berkeley who produce science-related music videos. Their first effort, "Nano Nano," was produced for -- and won -- the American Chemical Society's NanoTube Contest. Here's the group's second production, a musical reminder of good safety practices in the lab:

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.