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That's a Quick Turn-Around

The Philadelphia Inquirer takes a look at John Maris' work at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia into neuroblastoma, an often fatal tumor affecting children. Within a little more than a year, Maris and his colleagues identified three genes associated with risk of neuroblastoma through a genome-wide association study and began a related drug trial as one of the genes identified is also implicated in some lung cancers.

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.