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ClusterMed Makes Its Debut

The folks over at Bitesize Bio are all atwitter about ClusterMed, a freely available search engine designed to organize articles in PubMed into "dynamic categories that help users easily navigate search results." So now, instead of merely sorting through search term results chronologically or by first author and last name, ClusterMed provides clustered search results for specific correlations between, for example, oxytocin and memory, or any other keyword combinations. Bitesize Bio is definitely trying to spread the gospel of ClusterMed, and gives several examples of the search engine's robustness and time-saving capabilities.

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.