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Back in Your Good Graces

The New York Times reports that some academic scientists and physicians are tired of the notation next to their names that indicates that they have accepted money from a drug, food, or medical device company. They now reject honoraria in hopes of restoring their good names. "It is not worth it to be under suspicion," says Brigham and Women's Peter Libby.

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.