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CRISP's Successor, Shiny and New

DrugMonkey exclaims the death of CRISP, saying that RePORTER is "so much better." The commenters on his blog tend to agree. Arlenna says, "This is awesome, especially the extremely profuse 'project terms' they include." Science Insider adds that "RePORTER seems to be loaded with useful information, from dollar amounts to the study section that reviewed the grant and links to patents and papers."

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.