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The South Korean Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology received a number of complaints following the proposed removal of references to evolution in high school biology textbooks, and it plans to set up a panel to supervise any future textbook changes, reports the Nature News Blog. "We are expecting more petitions and calls from the evolutionists and creationists regarding this issue in the future, so a committee of evolutionary scientists will set up guidelines for the future revision of science textbooks," ministry official Ka-young Shin tells the Nature News Blog.

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.