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Lion, GlaxoSmithKline Expand SRS Licensing Agreement

NEW YORK, April 7 (GenomeWeb News) - GlaxoSmithKline has renewed its license with Lion Biosciences for the SRS and SRS Objects technologies, the bioinformatics company said today.


The original agreement was signed in 1999. Financial details were not disclosed.

The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.