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Suddenly, Flights to Houston Are Booked Solid

The Scientist released its survey of best places to work, as ranked in a vote by postdocs. The winner this year is Houston's MD Anderson Cancer Center. Check out the article here, or go straight to the top 15 rankings.

And if you live in Boston, which was shut out of the top 15 this year, the Boston Globe wants to hear your rants. Sound off on what they're calling the "snub of the universe" by following this link. Sheesh, guys. Give other cities a chance once in awhile.


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.