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Sema4 Signal

Sema4 has introduced Sema4 Signal, a line of bioinformatics tools and exome-based somatic and hereditary cancer genomic tests to support precision oncology care. The initial release, Sema4 Signal Hereditary Cancer, features a 112-gene panel and 16 subpanels, supported by customizable video education, analytics services, workflow tools, and genetic counseling. 

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.