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Google, Can You Help Us Out Here?

Open access data will soon require business models, says Deepak Singh at bbgm. And he's not the only one to believe this, as he points out several posts that speak to putting open data into a useable (and accessible) framework as being key to building upon it. The best way to do this, of course, is to set up a business and charge a fee. Re-iterates Singh, "Data, especially open data, needs to be accompanied by APIs that allow the data to be accessed in a number of formats. The key aspect here are the business models."

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.