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Trying to Take the Best of Both Worlds

A new site brings together the familiar touches of PubMed but adds aspects of the semantic web. Deepak Singh of bbgm highly recommends gopubmed, calling it "pretty slick and easy to understand." The site organizes its search results by MeSH and GO terms and can also list the top authors and journals.

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.