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Yes, It's OK to Share Your Results

Neil Saunders, of What You’re Doing Is Rather Desperate fame, plugs that he calls open (notebook) science by pointing to a study that Pedro Beltrao has chosen to host and develop at Google Code. The project will be run like a wiki, encouraging multiple researchers and developers to submit data toward investigating how evolutionary forces have shaped protein binding domains. The project, writes Beltrao, is a "test for using Google Code as a research project management system for open science."

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.