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Going Up

Starting next fall, fees at the University of California will go up by 32 percent, reports the New York Times. According to university president Mark Yudof, the state's budget cuts left no other way and adds that, compared to 1990, they university system receives half as funding per student from the state. "My biggest fear," Yudof says, "is an exodus of faculty."

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.