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Resolution: More Time to Blog in 2007

Computational biologist (and GT subscriber) Keith Robison of the Omics! Omics! blog reflects on his long career at Millennium, which is now ending. But there could be a silver lining for the rest of us if he increases the flow of posts like this one on Cyanophora paradoxa and the genomics of endosymbionts and organelles.

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.