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Since You'll Be Spending the Day on YouTube Anyway

FASEB has posted three videos to YouTube and no, it's not because they got a cool new Web camera and wanted to try it out. CNN will be deciding the questions for the next presidential debate here in the US, and FASEB is hoping that its videos -- each of which asks a single question about whether candidates support biological research -- will be viewed and commented on enough times to be included in that final question lineup. So if you feel like watching Sally Moody from the George Washington University Medical Center aim questions at would-be presidents, click here.

 

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.