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Working For You

The second installment of John Hawks' series on blogging and tenure discusses how to make your blog work for you. You have to integrate it into your workflow, he says. The content he discusses on his blog becomes indexed and he can then easily find it for future posts or scholarly writing. "The point is not to sell your blog as something it's not; the point is to show the synergies between your research and outreach activities," writes Hawks.

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.