Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

For Starters, It Has to be Pretty

At Freelancing Science, blogger Pawe³ Szczêsny offers a quick rundown of some online tools that can be used in protein sequence annotation with examples he got from using the same sequence on each site. His focus is not on performance, but rather on the differences between the visualization methods offered by each tool. On his list: SMART, PFAM, CDD, and HHpred. Szczêsny notes that he "may have something to add pretty soon" to the group of tools.

 

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.